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Browsing: Carpobrotus

Carpobrotus, commonly known as Pigface, Ice Plant and Hottentot Plant is a genus of ground-creeping plants with succulent leaves and large daisy-like flowers. The name of the genus comes from the Greek words “karpos”, meaning “fruit” and “brota”, meaning “edible”. Most of the species are endemic to South Africa, but there are at least four endemic to Australia and one to South America.

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