African Plant Database


Portulaca heterophylla Peter
Family : PORTULACACEAE
Protologue : Feddes Repert. Beih. 40: II. 267, in clavi (1932)
Information on the genus : Portulaca
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Portulaca mkatensis Poelln. (1940)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, succulent, with decumbent, much-branched stems spreading, 4-40 cm long, much-branched from the base…
Ecology : Grass steppe; on rock slabs in hillside bushland; near river; 200-600 m alt. Resembling yellow-flowered specimens of P. kermesina, but has larger flowers with more stamens.
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
 
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Record n°17268
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