|Author: ||Martin H.d Gustav Schwantes, 1927
Mestoklema macrorhizum Schwantes, 1958,
This member of the Aizoaceae family was described by Martin Heinrich
Gustav Schwantes in 1927.
It is found on Reunion Island, growing in grit or other well-drained soil with some
water in summer and lots of sun. The flowers are white, and it can be
apart from by seed,
cuttings as well. The caudex can grow to 2,5 centimetres in diameter,
the entire plant reach fifteen centimetres.
The genera name from delos;
visible' and sperma; 'seeds' as the seeds are visible in the
capsules. The species name means 'turnip-shaped' for the root.
Seen on IPNI as a Ficoidaceae. Cactus Aventures International and
Rowland and others clams it is a Mesembryanthemaceae.