African Plant Database

Portulaca collina Dinter
Protologue : Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 19: 139 (1923)
Information on the genus : Portulaca
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Portulaca wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Portulaca wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
=Anacampseros somalensis Poelln.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Succulent- Ht 0.03 - 0.1 m. Alt: 450 - 1550 m. Distribution: NAM, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 365

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 147 (1997).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°17221
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