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Mesembryanthemum, me-zem-bri-an′the-mum, n. a genus of succulent plants, mostly belonging to South Africa.
Many species of Mesembryanthemum are cultivated in our gardens, mostly as border-plants.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
This plant (Mesembryanthemum cristallinum) gets its name from the crystalline ice-like covering of the leaves.The Vegetable Garden|Anonymous
In this way came sea lavender in full bloom, crimson monkey plant from the London window box, and cuttings of mesembryanthemum.Last Words|Juliana Horatia Ewing
There was little, if any grass to be seen; but the mesembryanthemum reappeared upon it, with other salsolaceous plants.Expedition into Central Australia|Charles Sturt