Dorotheanthus bellidiformis (Burm.f.) N.E.Br., Möller’s Deutsche Gärtn.-Zeitung 43: 400 1928. (syn: Cleretum bellidiforme (Burm.f.) G.D.Rowley (unresolved); Mesembryanthemum bellidiforme Burm.f. (unresolved);                               Dorotheanthus muirii L. Bolus; Dorotheanthus oculatus var. oculatus N.E. Br.; Dorotheanthus oculatus var. saldhanensis L. Bolus;                         (=) Mesembryanthemum criniflorum L. f.);
 

Images
by Aarti S Khale (Identified by Anil Thakur), Narendra Joshi & DS Rawat  (Inserted by J.M.Garg)

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Common name: Ice Plant, Livingston Daisy, Mesembs, Mesembryanthemum •
Hindi: बर्फ़ Burf
 


Dorotheanthus bellidiformis (Livingstone daisy) is a species of flowering plant in the family Aizoaceae, native to the Cape Peninsula in South Africa, where it is known as Bokbaaivygie.  

It is a low-growing succulent annual growing to 25 cm (10 in), and much cultivated for its iridescent, many-petalled, daisy-like blooms in shades of white, yellow, orange, cream, pink and crimson.  
In temperate areas it must be grown as a half-hardy annual, and lends itself to mass plantings or as edging plants in summer bedding schemes in parks and gardens. (from Wikipedia  on 31.3.13)  

 

 

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Dorotheanthus bellidiformis in bloom: 2 images. 4 posts by 4 authors.
Livingstone Daisy” or “Mesembryanthemum” scientifically known as Dorotheanthus bellidiformis (Burm.f.) N.E.Br. (Aizoaceae) is a small annual herb branching from base and with fleshy leaves.
It is a popular ornamental herb blooming in winter or spring.
When in full bloom it covers entire flower bed while leaves are hardly visible. 


Thanks … for sharing these beautiful photographs.


 

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ASTERACEAE Fortnight Part-I Radiate Heads: Dorotheanthus bellidiformis (NSJ-03) :  Attachments (1). 4 posts by 3 authors.

Dorotheanthus bellidiformisIce plant (Photo taken in Apr-09, Gangtok)


Good photograph of Ice plant.

BUT it is not an Asteraceae member; rather it belongs to AIZOACEAE. Please correct.


Yes member of Aizoaceae.


 

 

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Garden Flower For ID : Delhi : 01APR15 : AK-1 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) 
A garden flower seen in Delhi on 17/3/12.

Kindly help in id.


Mesambrianthemum. May be spelling is wrong.


Dorotheanthus bellidiformis
Ice plant, Burf, Daftari babu

 

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Dorotheanthus bellidiformis (Burm.f.) N.E.Br. : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Location:  Godawari, Nepal  
Date: 18 April 2018
Altitude: 5000 ft.
Habit:Cultivated

Catalogue of Life (Cleretum bellidiforme (Burman fil.) G.D. Rowley ) ??

 

 
 

References:

The Plant List 1  The Plant List 2  GRIN (syn. of Cleretum bellidiforme (Burm. f.) G. D. Rowley) Taiwan Plant Names  Flowers of India  Wikipedia  
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