African Plant Database

Portulaca coralloides S.M. Phillips
Protologue : Kew Bull. 55(3): 695 (2000)
Information on the genus : Portulaca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Ephemeral succulent herb to 10 cm tall, branching or not at habit.
Ecology : Coastal sand dunes and coral; sand pockets in clearings of Grewia-Commiphora scrub; near sea-level. Near P. kermesina (slender specimens of which growing in sand can be confused with P. coralloides).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°17259
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