African Plant Database

Portulaca grandiflora Hook.
Protologue : Bot. Mag. 56: t. 2885 (1829)
Notes : [Am. S.]
Information on the genus : Portulaca
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 Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:322 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 147 (1997).
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Record n°17224 modified 2016-07-13
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