Portulacaria Jacq.

First published in Collectanea 1: 160 (1787)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is NW. Kenya, Angola and S. Mozambique to S. Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cape Provinces, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Introduced into:

Sicilia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

  • Haenkea Salisb. in Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 174 (1796), nom. superfl.

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Coll. Bot. 1: 160, t. 22 (1786)
  • Leistner, Seed Pl. S. Afr.: fam. & gen.: 495 (2000)
  • Marloth, Fl. S. Afr. 1: 209, t. 55a (1913)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0