African Plant Database

Portulaca saxifragoides Welw. ex Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 149 (1868)
Information on the genus : Portulaca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sedopsis saxifragoides (Welw. ex Oliv.) Exell & Mendonça (1937)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial miniature herb 2-7 cm tall with spreading base sprawling-erect, covered with scars of leaves; divided
Ecology : Rocky tracts in mountains with short sparse vegetation. Only known from the type collected in 1857. Similar to P. hereroensis (perhaps conspecific).
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Record n°17282
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