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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Pardancanda

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Peter63

May 6, 2002
11:50 PM

Post #28725

Delosperma nubigenum looks good Pardancanda but here is a pic of Mesembryanthemum basutoland.

Peter.

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Wingnut
Spicewood, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 7, 2002
1:18 AM

Post #256665

Peter, that sure does look like it! And I think I know why. This page http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Aizoaceae/Delosperma_nubigenum.html lists Mesembryanthemum nubigenum as a synonym of Delosperma nubigenum, so maybe it's not too much of a stretch for M. basutoland to be in there somewhere, too? Don't you just loooooooooove it when they mess around with the botanical names? ;-)
Pardancanda
"down the Shore", NJ
(Zone 7a)

May 7, 2002
2:57 AM

Post #256755

Thanks Peter and Wingnut. It is the neatest little plant, flowers were quite a surprise, as I was expecting purple. I have another 'ice plant' Delosperma cooperii, which is putting up fuschia-red buds... John

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