Aptenia cordifolia   Heart-leaved Ice-plant

Lamranthus roseus whole Lamranthus roseus close

This is native of southern Africa is an introduction to Mediterranean countries where it not only thrives but like similar plants such as Carprobotus species, can become a nuisance covering large areas. It occurs and has survived in the harhser climate of the British Isles in the warmest places such as The Scillies and western Cornwall.

Near Zeebug, Gozo 22nd March 2005

Added on 15th March 2010, updated 9th November 2014

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