EPPO Global Database

Portulacaria afra(PUAAF)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PUAAF
  • Preferred name: Portulacaria afra
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Jacquin


Kenya to Mozambique and South Africa (southern). Introduced in Spain (southern, Balearic islands), Sicily 

Common names
Name Language
elephant-bush English
elephant's food English
porkbush English (ZA)
Speck-Baum German
verdolaga arbórea Spanish
spekboom Afrikaans