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Family: PORTULACACEAE 

 Cistanthe guadalupensis
 

Photo by Dan Mahr.

  
Author:  Roger Charles Carolin ex Mark A. Herschkovitz 1990
Family:  Portulacaceae
Habitat:  Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  10 centimetres
Height:  40 centimetres
Flower:  Pale - Bright Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Talinum guadalupense Dudley 1896
This member of the Portulacaceae family was given this name by Roger Charles Carolin after Mark A. Herschkovitz in 1990. It is found on the Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico. It needs a very well drained soil, little water and lots of sun. The flowers are pale to bright pink, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.