Portulacaria namaquensis

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Portulacaria namaquensis


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Didiereaceae
Genus: Portulacaria
Species: Portulacaria namaquensis


Portulacaria namaquensis Sond. in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 2: 386 (1862).


  • Basionym
    • Ceraria namaquensis (Sond.) H.Pearson & Stephens, Ann. S. African Mus. 9: 33 (1912).
  • Heterotypic
    • Ceraria gariepina H.Pearson & Stephens, Ann. S. African Mus. 9: 33 (1912).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Northern South Africa
      • South Africa (N-Cape Prov.), Namibia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Namaqua Porkbush
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