Portulacaria is a genus of succulent plants. Classified in its own subfamily Portulacarioideae in the family Didiereaceae. Additionally, it is indigenous to Southern Africa.
Portulacaria armiana AKA Large-Leafed Spekboom and Whipstick-Porkbush.
Portulacaria carrissoana (previously Ceraria carrissoana)
Portulacaria fruticulosa (previously Ceraria fruticulosa or Ceraria schaeferi) A soft-wooded deciduous shrub. Succulent leaves are flat and round.
Portulacaria longipedunculata (previously Ceraria longipedunculata or Ceraria kaokoensis) A deciduous shrub with long, thin, succulent leaves. It is soft-wooded with bisexual flowers.
Portulacaria namaquensis (previously Ceraria namaquensis) AKA Namaqua porkbush and Namaqua portulacaria. A succulent shrub, native to the border between South Africa and Namibia. Waxy, fleshy and very slow growing.
Portulacaria pygmaea (previously Ceraria pygmaea) AKA the pygmy porkbush. Height: 6-12 inches (15-30 cm)
See related article: Portulacaria Afra AKA Elephant Bush Care & Propagation
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