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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)…

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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…

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Ceraria pygmaea

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

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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…

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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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