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Family: PORTULACACEAE 

 Portulaca collina
 

Photo by Warren McCleland.

  
Author:  Moritz Kurt Dinter 1923
Family:  Portulacaceae
Habitat:  N + C Namibia, S Zimbabwe, N-E Southern Africa
Soil:  Grit or Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Portulacaceae family was described by Moritz Kurt Dinter in 1923. It is found in northern and central  Namibia, southern Zimbabwe and north-east South Africa. It will get swollen roots, up to five centimetres in diameter. The branches will get 30 cm. The flowers are yellow.

An other species: Portulaca cardenasiana, D. Legrand. Bolivia. Red flowers.