African Plant Database

Portulaca peteri Poelln.
Protologue : Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 48: 186 (1940)
Information on the genus : Portulaca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate slender perennial herb with straggling stems, opposite- 1 cm high, old stems woody, covered with persistent leaf-bases.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland or open woodland, in shade, on bare, ± disturbed, flat sandy or loamy soil; also under very dense Acacia- Commiphora bushland with abundant Sansevieria and scandent Plectranthus on soft black soil; 30-1350 m alt. Disjunct distribution.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°17280
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