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Browsing: Portulacaceae

Portulacaceae is a family of flowering plants, comprising about 20 genera with about 500 species, ranging from herbaceous plants to shrubs. The family has a cosmopolitan distribution, with the highest diversity in semiarid regions of the Southern Hemisphere in Africa, Australia, and South America, but with a few species also extending north into Arctic regions.

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Succulentopedia Avonia quinaria
Avonia quinaria

Avonia quinaria is a dwarf perennial caudiciform succulent usually deep-seated, that flush with soil surface in habitat. The stem (caudex) is turnip…

Succulentopedia Avonia papyracea
Avonia papyracea

Avonia papyracea is a dwarf perennial succulent herb with several slender branches radiating from a tapered rootstock or basal caudex, wholly clothed in…

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