Botanical illustration - coloured - Carpobrotus mellei. Dissected drawing of flower included. Drawn from a collection made between Oudtshoorn and George by L.L. Britten (1675) Diameter of flower 5.7 cm; Length of petal 2.3 cm; Width of petal up to 2 mm; Stamens up to 8 mm (Bearded); Stigma (16) 1 cm high; Across disc 1-8 cm. [Corresponding Bolus Herbarium specimen has for the locality; Schoeman's Poort, Oudtshoorn District and collection date; 6 September 1926].