Hottentot-fig (Carpobrotus edulis var. edulis) , with yellow petals .
On the cliffs at Lizard Point overlooking the Old Lizard Lifeboat Station .
A fleshy prostrate perennial introduced from South Africa , flowers 7 - 10 cm across , May - August , yellow centre
Fruits swollen and succulent .
Stout fleshy dark green leaves , triangular in section , 6-7cm long and narrow , tapering to the tip.
Hottentot-fig’s spreading habit, crowds out native plants which are unable to compete.
Location: SW 6995.1158