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Family: PORTULACACEAE 

 Ceraria pygmaea
 
  
Author:  Gordon Douglas Rowley 1996
Family:  Portulacaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 centimetres or more
Height:  20 centimetres
Flower:  Female: Pink, Male: Greenish white
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Portulacaria pygmaea Pillans 1928

Photo by Ferdinand Poilodan.

   This member of the Portulacaceae family was given this name by Gordon Douglas Rowley in 1996. It is found in the Southern Africa, growing in grit with little water in summer and none in winter. The stem will get 30 centimetres thick, and reach for 20 centimetres. The flowers are really tiny, the males are green to white, the female flowers are white to pink. Besides seeds, this plant can easy be reproduced by leaf-cuttings.

Found this at Grootscholten.