Portulaca afra Jacq.

 
  • Family : PORTULACACEAE
    (PURSLANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Portulacaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Portulacaria afra Jacq.
  • Common name : Elephant’s Food
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for bonsai
  • Native : South Africa
  • Literature : K.M. Matthew 1999. Flora of the Palni Hills, South India-part 1: Polypetaleae. Rapinat herbarium St. Joseph’s College
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Portulaca afra. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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