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Mesembryanthemum cordifolium L.f.
Suppl. Pl. 260 1782
Family: AIZOACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Aptenia cordifolia (L.f.) Schwantes
Gartenflora 77: 69 1928

Mesembryanthemum cordifolium (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Flowers and leaves at Omaopio, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 13, 2007.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Aptenia cordifolia (L.f.) Schwantes
Gartenflora 77: 69 1928
Synonymy: 6
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Baby Sun Rose, Noon flower, Heart-leaf iceplant, Dew plant, Heartleaf iceplant, Red apple, Rock rose, Aptenia, Ice Plant
ARABIC ( لعربية ): حي علم
CHINESE (中文): 心叶日中花
FINNISH (Suomi): Mesiherttalehti
FRENCH (Français): Ficoïde à feuilles en cœur
GERMAN (Deutsch): Herzblättrige Aptenia, Herzblättrige Mittagsblume
PORTUGUESE (Português): Mesembriântemo (Brazil)
SPANISH (Español): Rocío

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Aptenia cordifolia group

  • Aptenia cordifolia (L.f.) Schwantes: has small heart-shaped leaves and crawl along the soil forming a tight mat. Flowers small bright pink. Distribution: Coastal region of the Cape Province and Transvaal, South Africa
  • Aptenia cordifolia f. variegata hort.: has white-edged variegate leaves.


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Mesembryanthemum cordifolium (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Carolina González
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Climbing up fence at Omaopio, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 13, 2007. (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Flowering habit at Makawao, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 30, 2012. (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Flowering habit at Omaopio, Maui, (USA). March 13, 2007. (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Climbing up kiawe at Omaopio, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 13, 2007. (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Flowers and leaves at Omaopio, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 13, 2007. (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Flowering habit at Kula Botanical Garden, Mauik, Hawaii (USA). March 07, 2011. (Aptenia cordifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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