aptenia


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Enlarge picture
baby sun rose

baby sun rose

A cute succulent with pink/red flowers. Lies low to the ground. Whole plant is edible. In Ice Plant family, contains lots of water, great fire and weed barrier. Freeze leaves in plastic bags to break down leaf cells. Release alkaloids by drying 3-4 days. Antidepressant, helps addictions, smoking.
References in periodicals archive ?
Effect of irradiance on growth and development of Aptenia cordifolia (L.f.) Schwantes as ornamental groundcover
D2 Erga C 192 Aptenia cordifolia (L.fil.) D2 Erga C cras Schwantes 193 Aristolochia clematitis L.
Em muitas especies, a esterilidade do polen pode estar associada com irregularidades meioticas, tais como citomixia (Caetano-Pereira & Pagliarini, 1997) e mixoploidia (Caetano-Pereira et al., 1998) em milho, anormalidades na formacao do fuso em Centella asiatica (Consolaro et al., 1996), baixa frequencia de quiasmas em especies de Lycopersicon (Haroun, 1996), segregacao irregular de univalentes em especies de Pennisetum (Dujardin & Hanna, 1984) e em Aptenia cordifolia (Pagliarini, 1990).
Aptenia cordifolia (L.f.) Schwantes ("rocio") [=Mesembryanthemum cordifolium L.] Origen: Sudafrica.
Aptenia cordifolia 'Red Apple' may be the most popular choice for this purpose, but it's by no means the only one.
Aptenia 'Red Apple' Asparagus Cerastium tomentosum Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Duchesnea indica Ivy (Hedera helix) Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium) Pelargonium tomentosum Ribes viburnifolium Rubus calycinoides Sarcococca hookerana humilis Star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) Vinca major
REGION PRESENCIA TAXON DE ORIGEN EN CANARIAS AMBIENTES COLONIZADOS Abutilon Peru L, C, T, G, Cunetas de carreteras grandiflorum H, P en el piso termomediterraneo Acacia cyanophylla Australia C, T, G, P Fondos de barrancos, cunetas de carreteras, a baja altitud, a menudo en los dominios del monte verde Agave furcroydes Neotropical G, C, F, L Ambientes ruderales aridos Albizzia dystachya Auatralia C, T, G Claros de monte verde Aloe vera Capense L, F, C, T, Muros de piedra y G cunetas, a baja altitud Antirrhinum majus Mediterraneo H, P, G, T, Ambientes rupestres C Aptenia cordifolia Capense L, F, C, T, Setos de jardines, G, H terraplenes, etc.
Although some can be planted in summer--yarrow, Aptenia, and lavender, for example--others are more susceptible to disease if planted and watered when soil is too warm.
Acacia longifolia, Aptenia cordifolia, asparagus fern, Australian willow, purple hop bush, and 'Petite Salmon' oleander (standard oleanders survived).
Ivy, butterfly iris (Dietes bicolor), and aptenia grown in pockets between rocks and cascade into the spa.
Responses of gas exchange, photosynthesis, nocturnal acid accumulation and water relations of Aptenia cordifolia to short-term drought and rewatering.
633 Aizoaceae Aptenia cordifolia 634 Pinaceae Pinus patula 635 Iridaceae Gladiolus communis 636 Piperaceae Peperomia sp.