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Delosperma zeederbergii

Delosperma zeederbergii in flower in its habitat
Common names: Spekboom River mesemb (Eng.); spekboomriviervygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

06 / 02 / 2023 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Tetragonia fruticosa

Tetragonia fruticosa in flower. Photo Nanna Joubert
Common names: sprawling sea coral, trailing dune-spinach (Eng.); kinkelbossie, kinkelklappers, kleinsaadklappiesbrak, klimopkinkelbossie, porseleinbos, slaaibos, wa
Family: Aizoaceae

... to its edibility. Most plants belonging to the family Aizoaceae (the Vygie family) have seed capsules that are ...

19 / 12 / 2022 | Shireen Harris | Karoo Desert NBG
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Delosperma velutinum

Delosperma velutinum white flower EVJ
Common names: silky-leaved cliff-delosperma (Eng.); syblaarkransvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... the capsule opens, whereas in most other genera in the Aizoaceae, the seeds are covered by a membrane. The specific ...

24 / 10 / 2022 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Faucaria subintegra

Faucaria subintegra
Common names: Tyolomnqa tiger-jaw (Eng.); tierbekvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

13 / 06 / 2022 | Nomfusi Ntsobi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Carpobrotus deliciosus

Carpobrotus deliciosus
Common names: delicious sour fig, sweet sour fig (Eng.); suurvy, perdevy, gaukum (Afr.); igcuthuma (Xho.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... to the tasty fruits. Carpobrotus deliciosus is part of the Aizoaceae family. The genus Carpobrotus currently has 14 ...

21 / 03 / 2022 | Anam Cimi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bergeranthus scapiger

Bergeranthus scapiger
Common names: polvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... to the flowers. The genus Bergeranthus is a member of the Aizoaceae family, in the major group Angiosperms (flowering ...

13 / 01 / 2020 | Sihle Nqentsu | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Delosperma saxicola

Delosperma saxicola
Common names: Tsitsikamma cliff vygie, Tsitsikamma cliff mesemb (Eng.); Tsitsikamma vygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

30 / 09 / 2019 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Conicosia pugioniformis subsp. pugioniformis

Conicosia pugioniformis subsp. pugioniformis
Common names: giant clockplant, pigroot, pig salad, narrow-leaved ice plant (Eng.); groot vetkousie, varkslaai, gansies, varkwortel, snotwortel (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... Metabolism (CAM). This very feature makes highly succulent Aizoaceae perfectly adapted to the wet winters and dry ...

02 / 09 / 2019 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Prenia vanrensburgii

Prenia vanrensburgii
Common names: Cape spinach, sea pumpkin (Eng.); seepampoen, strandspinasie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... & Charters 2016). Prenia belongs to the large family Aizoaceae (Mesembryanthemaceae) of which most of its members ...

29 / 07 / 2019 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
Common names: common ice plant, crystalline ice plant, rosa de jericho (Eng.); brakslaai, brakvy, noeta, olifantslaai, slaai, slaaibos, slaaibossie, soutslaai, vols
Family: Aizoaceae

15 / 07 / 2019 | Sinikeziwe Ncaphayi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Carpanthea pomeridiana

Carpanthea pomeridiana
Common names: carpanthea (Eng.); vetkousie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

13 / 05 / 2019 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Cylindrophyllum comptonii

Cylindrophyllum comptonii
Common names: Little Karoo finger vygie (Eng.); vingervygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... Gardens of South Africa. This plant belongs to the family Aizoaceae, which is well-known for its leaf succulents. Only ...

25 / 03 / 2019 | Ricardo Riddles | Karoo Desert NBG
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Drosanthemum longipes

Drosanthemum longipes
Common names: Biedouw drosanthemum (Eng.); biedouw-rankvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

18 / 02 / 2019 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gibbaeum heathii

Gibbaeum heathii
Common names: baby bums (Eng.); bababoutjies, hondebalvygie, hondebal, volstruiswater (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... or in a small rockery. Gibbaeum belongs to the family Aizoaceae, which are known to be leaf succulents. Aizoaceae is the largest family of succulent plants. ...

23 / 07 / 2018 | Ricardo Riddles | Karoo Desert NBG
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Lampranthus tegens

Lampranthus tegens
Common names: mat-lampranthus (Eng.); matvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

18 / 06 / 2018 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Cleretum bellidiforme

Cleretum bellidiforme in cultivation (Graham Duncan).
Common names: Buckbay-vygie, Livingstone Bokbayfig, Livingstone Daisy (Eng.); bokbaaivygie, sandvygie, skilpadkos, ysplant (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

23 / 10 / 2017 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Roosia lucilleae

The large rose-pink flowers of Roosia lucilleae. Note the persistent petals of the old flower.
Common names: Hex River cliff mesemb (Eng.); Heksrivier kransvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

16 / 10 / 2017 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Monilaria chrysoleuca

Monilaria chrysoleuca
Common names: string of pearls, pea mesemb (Eng.); ertjievygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... of the Knersvlakte and several of endemic genera from the Aizoaceae family are found on these patches. The seeds of ... Prior to that, the species was also included in other Aizoaceae genera, including Conophyllum , Mitrophyllum and ... basal clade in the phylogeny of the most diverse tribe of Aizoaceae, the Ruschieae, and members of this clade are ...

28 / 08 / 2017 | R Powell | Compton Herbarium
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Delosperma abbottii

Delosperma abbottii
Common names: Pondoland cliff-delosperma (Eng.); Pondokransvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

03 / 10 / 2016 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Stoeberia giftbergensis

Stoeberia giftbergensis
Common names: Gifberg tree-mesemb (Eng.); Gifberg-boomvygie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

15 / 08 / 2016 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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