African Plant Database


Portulaca centrali-africana R.E. Fr.
Family : PORTULACACEAE
Protologue : Wiss. Erg. Schwed. Rhodesia-Kongo-Exp. 1911-1912 1: 35 (1914)
Information on the genus : Portulaca
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with taproot and ± woody stem-base, otherwise fusiform; vegetative shoots leafy, erect, few or absent on flowering
Ecology : Saline soil with Sporobolus spicatus, Eriochloa nubica, Chrysochloa hubbardiana, Cyperus teneriffae, etc.; grassland on sandy soil; 700-1150 m alt.
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
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Record n°17237
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