African Plant Database


Portulaca grandiflora Hook.
Family : PORTULACACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Mag. 56: t. 2885 (1829)
Notes : [Am. S.]
Information on the genus : Portulaca
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial, procumbent, occurs as a garden blackish fissured cork; stems several, woody at base, erect,
Ecology : Origin: S. America.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Succulent- Ht 0.07 - 0.3 m. Alt: 500 - 1750 m. Distribution: GA, LP, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 147 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 17224
 
Record n°17224 modified 2016-07-13
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