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Family: PORTULACACEAE 

 Talinum cuneifolium
 

Photo from Zelene Listy.

  
Author:  Carl Ludwig von Willdenow 1799
Family:  Portulacaceae
Habitat:  Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, India, Nepal, Arabic Peninsular.
Soil:  Rich - Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  90 (200) centimetres
Flower:  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings?
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Orygia portulacifolia Forssk. 1775. Portulaca cuneifolia, Vahl 1790. Talinum portulacifolium, Asch. ex Schweinf. 1896
This member of the Portulacaceae family was given this name by Carl Ludwig von Willdenow in 1799. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe over the Arabic Peninsular into India and  Nepal - and probably other countries as well. It can grow in almost anything, given some to lots of water and some to lots of sun. The swollen roots can grow to eight centimetres in diameter, the stems reaches 90 or even 200 centimetres. The flowers are pink.