Hottentot-fig - 1

Hottentot-fig (Carpobrotus edulis var. edulis) , with yellow petals .
On the cliffs at Lizard Point overlooking the Old Lizard Lifeboat Station .
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A fleshy prostrate perennial introduced from South Africa , flowers 7 - 10 cm across , May - August , yellow centre ,
Fruits swollen and succulent . Stout fleshy dark green leaves , triangular in section , 6-7cm long and narrow , tapering to the tip.
Hottentot-fig’s spreading habit, crowds out native plants which are unable to compete.
Ref:
1349
Date:
2015-05-09 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6995.1158
Photographer:

Hottentot-fig - 1

Hottentot-fig (Carpobrotus edulis var. edulis) , with yellow petals .
On the cliffs at Lizard Point overlooking the Old Lizard Lifeboat Station .
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A fleshy prostrate perennial introduced from South Africa , flowers 7 - 10 cm across , May - August , yellow centre ,
Fruits swollen and succulent . Stout fleshy dark green leaves , triangular in section , 6-7cm long and narrow , tapering to the tip.
Hottentot-fig’s spreading habit, crowds out native plants which are unable to compete.
Ref:
1349
Date:
2015-05-09 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6995.1158
Photographer: