African Plant Database


Portulaca bulbifera M.G. Gilbert
Family : PORTULACACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 14(3): 309 (1994)
Information on the genus : Portulaca
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, fleshy herb; rootstock ephemeral, often with remnant leaves towards the apex, leafless and woody below; capsule to 45 mm long but plants often, probably always, propagated by means of specialised side shoots with spherical internodes to 5 mm , …
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Ecology : Often (? always) associated with dikdik (madoqua de Salt) in Acacia-Commiphora bushland overlying limestone; 200-1250 m alt.
 
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