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Mesembryanthemum obcordellum Haw.
Misc. Nat. 21. 103
Family: AIZOACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Conophytum obcordellum (Haw.) N.E.Br.
Gard. Chron. 1922, Ser. III. lxxi. 307.

Mesembryanthemum obcordellum (Conophytum obcordellum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
It vary considerably in relation to the body markings, but also according to the size and depth of colour of the flowers. The nocturnal flowers are exquisitely perfumed.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Conophytum obcordellum (Haw.) N.E.Br.
Gard. Chron. 1922, Ser. III. lxxi. 307.
Synonymy: 34 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Conophytum obcordellum var. ceresianum (L. Bolus) S.A.Hammer
Gen. Conophytum 235. 1993
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Conophytum obcordellum subs. rolfii (de Boer) S.A.Hammer
Gen. Conophytum 260. 1993
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Conophytum obcordellum subs. stenandrum (L. Bolus) S.A.Hammer
Gen. Conophytum 263. 1993
Synonymy: 2
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RUSSIAN (Русский): Конофитум обратноконический

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Conophytum obcordellum group

  • Conophytum giftbergense Tischer: has larger bodies with smaller, not merging less lively coloured dots.
  • Conophytum lambertense Schick & Tischer: is a small coastal form. Distribution: Lambert Bay, Western Cape province of South Africa.
  • Conophytum obcordellum (Haw.) N.E.Br.: (subsp. obcordellum) it is very variable with markings or raised spots; Flowers nocturnal strongly scented. Distribution: Northern Cap and Western Cape
  • Conophytum obcordellum var. ceresianum (L. Bolus) S.A.Hammer: has very finely splattered markings and forms a dense mat. Flowers cream colored often with pink staminodes.
  • Conophytum obcordellum f. multicolor (Tischer) Tischer: has grey-green almost metallic colouring, and the sides and the markings on the top of the body are dark purple: Distribution: Van Rhynsdorp district, Cape Province, South Africa.
  • Conophytum obcordellum subs. rolfii (de Boer) S.A.Hammer: Leaves very small greysh-green to reddish with coarse fine lines and reddish papillae (The most heavily papillate member of the group) Distribution: Vredendal, Western Cape.
  • Conophytum obcordellum subs. stenandrum (L. Bolus) S.A.Hammer: Few branched distinctively metallic greysh-green with fine lines and dots not extending down the sides. Distribution: Western Cape (Vanrhynsdorp) and Northern Cape (Namaqualand)
  • Conophytum spectabile Lavis: has small bodies with exquisite markings.

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