Lampranthus vanzijliae   ((L. Bolus) N. E. Br.)

Van Zijl's Lampranthus
(Lampranthus vanzijliae)

syn. Mesembryanthemum vanzijliae (L. Bolus)


South Africa: Western Cape Province

local name: -

size: (?)

extinction date: last collected 1921

Van Zijl's Lampranthus is known only from the typus material, which was collected in the year 1921 on the area of today's town of Worcester in the South African province of Western Cape.

The habitat of this species is now transformed by crop cultivation and urban development, and despite much botanical collection in the area Zijl's Iceplant has never been seen again.