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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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Avonia ustulata

Avonia ustulata is a small, succulent shrub with tufted, silvery-grey, worm-like branches. The primary branches are up to 1 inch (2.5 cm)…


Portulaca gilliesii

Portulaca gilliesii is an annual succulent up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall. The stems are fleshy, often reddish in color, and prostrate…


Ceraria pygmaea

Ceraria pygmaea is a dwarf, glabrous, dioecious succulent with fat, tuberous, water-storing rootstocks up to 4 inches (10 cm) wide. Stem…

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