Species within a genus

Genus: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
CARPOBROTUS (G)
Sourfig (Wf) Hottentot Fig(Le) Suurvy
Family: AIZOACEAE
carpos, = fruit; brotos, = blood from a wound, gore; brota, =edible things (fruit can be eaten)
(LS, Le)
Carpobrotus acinaciformis (G, La)
Elandsvy(PS) Strandfy Hottentot Fig Sour Fig
Location: (F, K)
acis, = a point, barb; acinaces, = a short sabre of the Persians, Medes and Scythians, a scimitar; -aceus, = indicates resemblance; forma, = form, contour, figure, shape, appearance. aciformis, = needle-like; scimitar-shaped.
(LS, Ox, BL, ld)
Carpobrotus edulis subsp. edulis (La)
Hottentot’s Fig(PS) Perdevy Sour fig
Location: (F)
edō, = to eat; -ilis, = indicates capacity or ability. edulis, = eatables, food. (eatable)
(ld, BL)
Carpobrotus herrei

Location: (K)
For Adolar Gottlieb Julius (Hans) Herre (1895-1979).**
(Ch)
Carpobrotus mellei (La)
Mountain Fig (Vo)
Location: (F)
mel, = honey; -eus, = indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. melleus, = of or belonging to honey, honey-. (pertaining to honey; honey-like)
(ld, BL)