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Portulacaria afra

"Spekboom has enormous carbon-storing capabilities."


Source: urbansprout.


"Portulacaria afra or porkbush is a popular succulent garden plant in use around the world and is often used for bonsai. It has now been shown to be effective in carbon sequestration (binding atmospheric carbon which is responsible for climate change), in semi-arid landscapes and thicket vegetation it is also being used for restoration purposes."


Source: Wikipedia.



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Taken on January 1, 2011