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Pleiospilos compactus subs. canus (Haw.) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106(4): 476. 1986 [28 Aug 1986]
Family: AIZOACEAE

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pleiospilos compactus subs. canus (Haw.) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106(4): 476. 1986 [28 Aug 1986]
Synonymy: 27 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes
Z. Sukkulentenk. 3: 23 1927
Synonymy: 7 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pleiospilos compactus subs. fergusoniae (L. Bolus) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106(4): 478. 1986 [28 Aug 1986]
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pleiospilos compactus subs. minor (L. Bolus) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106(4): 479. 1986 [28 Aug 1986]
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pleiospilos compactus subs. sororius (N.E.Br.) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. ( N.E.Br. ) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede
Synonymy: 4
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Mimicry plant, Split rock, Stone plant
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Lewervygie, Lewerplant, Kwaggavy, Klein lewerplant, Klipplant
GERMAN (Deutsch): Lebender Granit Stein, Lebender Granit

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Pleiospilos compactus group

  • Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes: (subsp. compactus) has 10 ovary-cells in most flowers and shortly stalked capsule . The typical subspecies occurs in the Little Karoo.
  • Pleiospilos compactus subs. canus (Haw.) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede: has 12 ovary-cells in most flowers and capsule shortly stalked. Distribution: Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State.
  • Pleiospilos compactus subs. fergusoniae (L. Bolus) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede: has leaves long-keeled, distinctly humped, flowers with pedicels 10 mm long, capsules mostly 10-locular. Distribution: Robertson Karoo.
  • Pleiospilos compactus subs. minor (L. Bolus) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede: is a very small form. Distribution: Steytlerville Karoo.
  • Pleiospilos compactus subs. sororius (N.E.Br.) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede: is a tufted plant with stalk of capsule 1-2 cm long. Distributiom: Ceres Karoo.
  • Pleiospilos magnipunctatus (Haw.) Schwantes: (subs. canus) has narrower, somewhat thinner leaves. Distribution: Pienaar's Poort and near Coega.


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