carpobrotus edulis


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A very invasive edible creeping succulent that can grow to 150 feet across (50m). Leaves and fruit edible. Found all over the world. Flowers year round, colors yellow or bright red.
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Especies invasoras historicas detectadas: Agave americana, Anredera cordifolia, Aptenia cordifolia, Argemone mexicana, Cardiospermum grandiflorum, Carpobrotus edulis, Lantana camara, Mirabilis jalapa, Nicotiana glauca, Opuntia dillenii, Opuntia maxima, Pelargonium inquinans, Pennisetum setaceum, Ricinus communis, Tropaeolum majus.
Mientras que tres de ellas, de momento, se comportan como casuales: Aptenia cordifolia, Carpobrotus edulis y Cyrtomium falcatum.
Carpobrotus edulis was introduced from South Africa to the Pacific coast of North America in the last century for dune stabilization, and has now been extensively planted along roadsides.
Seven out of 20 hybrids did not set flowers or produce fruits, whereas all Carpobrotus edulis and C.
Carpobrotus edulis and hybrids bore, on average, 497 and 366 fruits per clone, whereas C.
Carpobrotus edulis fruits were significantly larger than the two other morphotypes, and hybrid fruits were intermediate between the two species (Table 1).
Seed production and dispersal in the non-native, invasive succulent Carpobrotus edulis (Aizoaceae) in coastal strand communities of central California.
Chrysanthemoides, a grey felted-leaf plant, has spread giving good ground cover in some parts while the favourite Carpobrotus edulis mentioned previously gives bright green areas of cover too.
Carpobrotus edulis (Aphrodite's Tresses) takes up water into the leaves during the winter which usually lasts right through into early autumn, but the rain we have had so far came too late to save a lot of it, and some shrivelled up.