Edward Brown, 1936
Namibia, Western South
White - Orange
||Mesembryanthemum arboriforme, N.E.Burch.
This member of the Aizoaceae
family was given this name by Nicholas
Edward Brown in 1936. It is found in western South Africa and
Namibia, growing in a well drained soil with little water and lots of
sun. The caudex will grow to three centimetres in diameter. The stems
will reach for 50 centimetres in height. The flowers are white to orange, and
beside from seeds, the plant can be reproduced by cuttings.
The genera is named from Greek
mestos; 'full' and Greek klema; 'a small branch' for the
abundant branching. The species for its tree-like shape.