Carpobrotus edulis


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Synonyms for Carpobrotus edulis

low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp

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Estas son: Abutilon theophrasti, Agave americana, Azolla filiculoides, Carpobrotus edulis, Carpobrotus acinaciformis, Araujia sericifera, Cortaderia selloana, Cylindropuntia rosea, Opuntiaficus-indica, Oxalispes-caprae, Arctotheca calendula, Arundo donax, Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris gayana, Egeria densa, Ludwigia grandiflora, Lonicera japonica, Eichhornia crassipes, Ailanthus altissima, y Nicotiana glauca.
Especies invasoras historicas detectadas: Acacia farnesiana, Agave americana, Anredera cordifolia, Aptenia cordifolia, Cardiospermum grandiflorum, Carpobrotus edulis, Nicotiana glauca, Opuntia dillenii, Opuntia maxima, Pelargonium inquinans, Pennisetum setaceum.
Carpobrotus edulis for one, as it is an excellent spreading ground-cover plant.
Approximately 40 students from the Universities of Montana and Utah recently spent a day on iceplant (Carpobrotus edulis) control at the Lanphere Dunes Unit of Humboldt Bay NWR as part of their week-long alternative spring break program, "Breakaway." They also worked a day under Pickart's direction on the control of eastern beachgrass (Ammophila breviligulata), another non-native plant.
To ready the overgrown hillside for new plaintings, they removed existing big-leaf ice plant (Carpobrotus edulis) over a period of six months; taking it out all at once could have led to erosion or soil slippage during heavy rains.
Carpobrotus edulis, better known as Aphrodite's Tresses here, but more widely known as the Hottentot fig, is another good plant.
Just feel the weight of a stem of Carpobrotus edulis and you will see what I mean.
Agaves tend to close up their outer leaves in order to save the inner ones and Carpobrotus edulis, the Hottentot fig, may need some dried up leaves and stems pruned off and will start to grow and fill out again quite quickly.