Aizoaceae (weeds)

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Trianthema portulacastrum (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Forest & Kim Starr
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Aizoaceae - (fig-marigold family)

This family contains around 2000 species of mostly succulent herbs and shrubs. Some are used as ornamentals but others are agricultural weeds like Trianthema portulacastrum which is found in the tropics and is a weed in cereals and other crops.

The following genera are currently entered under this family: