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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Kenya to N. Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Aïzoaceae, C. Jeffrey. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1961

Morphology General Habit
A succulent cushion-forming herb.
Morphology Branches
Branches procumbent, then ascending, subwoody-succulent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves lanceolate, succulent, 14–20 mm. long, 3 mm. broad, 2.5 mm. thick, 3-angled, canaliculate above, basally truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flower terminal, held above the level of the leaves, shortly-stalked.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx about 10 mm. long and 6 mm. in diameter across the top of the calyx-tube, the tube rounded below, pubescent-papillose. Calyx-lobes unequal, triangular, about 1 1/2 times as long as broad.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Staminodes
Staminodes lanceolate, gradually narrowed to the base, about 7 mm. long.
Habitat
Not known
Distribution
known from this single gathering T2

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania

Delosperma oehleri (Engl.) Herre appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 2, 1958 Jaeger, F. [365], Tanzania K000076845 Unknown type material
Dec 2, 1958 Jaeger, F. [365], Tanzania K000076846 Unknown type material

First published in Sukkulentenkunde 2: 38 (1948)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Jeffrey, C. (1961). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Aïzoaceae: 1-35.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Herre in Sukkulentenk. 2: 38 (1948).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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