Aizooaceae Rudolphi (The Fig-Marigold Family) 17 species from the Aizooaceae family are recorded from the Maltese Islands.
English name(s) :
Though Trailing Ice Plant, Hardy Ice Plant, Pink Carpet
Maltese name(s) :
Maltese name not known
Status for Malta :
Persisting Alien. Introduced species for horticulture (flowering plants) or agriculture (herbs or fruiting trees)
usually within the last 2 centuries and persist after their original location or site is abandoned.
They do not widespread but usually remain as a single tree or a very localised population.
Data not available -
casual or short-lived in the wild from accidental garden or agriculture escape
Growth form :
Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: CHAMEOPHYTE ( dwarf or small woody shrubs )
Germination [info]: Dicotyledon
Legal Protection :
Not legally protected till the last update of this website (2/Mar/2022)
Red List (1989) :
Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands
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Species Images (7 images)
Delosperma cooperi - Image Code: DLSCO-0.
Delosperma cooperi - Image Code: DLSCO-1.
Delosperma cooperi - Image Code: DLSCO-2.
Delosperma cooperi - Image Code: DLSCO-3.
Delosperma cooperi - Image Code: DLSCO-4.
Delosperma cooperi - Image Code: DLSCO-5.
Delosperma cooperi - Image Code: DLSCO-6.
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