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|Family: Aizoaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Delosperma||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Delosperma litorale (Kensit) L. Bolus
Stem: prostrate, thin, mat-forming, nodes widely spaced, rooting. Leaf: tip often hooked. Inflorescence: few-flowered cyme; pedicel to 2 cm. Flower: 1.5--2.2 cm diam; sepals 5--6, +- unequal; petals linear, white; inner stamens free, forming cone around stigmas. Fruit: not seen. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Uncommon. Margins of coastal wetlands, bluffs, stabilized dunes; Elevation: < 35 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, s ChI; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Africa. Flowering Time: May--Jul
Synonyms: Mesembryanthemum litorale Kensit
eFlora Treatment Author: John Bleck
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Delosperma
Next taxon: Drosanthemum
Citation for this treatment: John Bleck 2016. Delosperma litorale, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=22430, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.