Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Portulacaceae is commonly known as the Purslane Family. The Portulacaceae is a family from Caryophyllales Order, splits from Magnoliopsida Class. It is a family among about 406 families in Magnoliophyta or Flowering Plants Division. The family consists of 16 genera and about 300 species.

Genera in Portulacaceae:
  • Amphipetalum
  • Calyptrotheca
  • Grahamia
  • Portulaca
  • Anacampseros
  • Ceraria
  • Lenzia
  • Portulacaria
  • Avonia
  • Cistanthe
  • Mona
  • Schreiteria
  • Calandrinia
  • Dendroportulaca
  • Neopaxia
  • Spraguea


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Portulacaria afra