African Plant Database


Portulaca oleracea L. subsp. oleracea
Family : PORTULACACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 445 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Portulaca
Basionym : Portulaca oleracea L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Portulaca oleracea L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Portulaca oleracea subsp. stellata Danin & H.G. Baker (1978)
=Portulaca stellata (Danin & H.G. Baker) Ricceri & Arrigoni (2000)
=Portulaca oleracea subsp. sylvestris (DC.) Thell.
=Portulaca oleracea var. sylvestris DC. (1828)
=Portulaca oleracea var. opposita Poelln.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht up to 0.05 m. Alt: 50 - 1850 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 363-364

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 122 (1985).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 147 (1997).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • DANIN, A., I. BAKER & H. G. BAKER (1978). Cytogeography and Taxonomy of the Portulaca oleracea polyploid complex. Israel J. Bot. 27: 177-211
  • Med-Checklist 4: 369 (1989).
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 468 (1990). 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 138
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 175
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 50 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 324
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 187 (2008).

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Medit. 21: 306 (2011).
 
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Record n°17227 modified 2006-11-28
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