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Portulacaria namaquensis Sond.
Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 2: 386. 1862 [15-31 Oct 1862]
Family: PORTULACACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Ceraria namaquensis (Sond.) H.Pearson & Stephens
Ann. S. African Mus. ix. 33 (1912)

Portulacaria namaquensis (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
It is a wonderful shrub up to a man's height, with a few branches, and many tiny ovoidal leaves along its stems. Interesting for bonsai work, and relatively easy to grow, but very slow.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ceraria namaquensis (Sond.) H.Pearson & Stephens
Ann. S. African Mus. ix. 33 (1912)
Synonymy: 3
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Namaqua porkbush, Namaqualand Ceraria, False Portulacaria
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Hotnotsriem, Wolftoon, Nama spekboom


28363 plantemania © Plantemania
Blooming habit. Profusion of small pink flower with reflexed petals are seen in spring ( photographer Alaín Christophe). (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: © Plantemania
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Portulacaria namaquensis (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Portulacaria namaquensis (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
28538 plantemania © Plantemania
Portulacaria namaquensis (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: © Plantemania

1384 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Portulacaria afra is usually grown grafted on Portulacaria afra (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
1385 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Portulacaria namaquensis (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Portulacaria namaquensis (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
1387 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Portulacaria namaquensis (Ceraria namaquensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


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