Portulaca

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Contains 6 accepted taxa overall.

Family:PORTULACACEAE
Common Name:PURSLANE
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CARYOPHYLLALES
FamilyPORTULACACEAE
Genus Portulaca

Citation

Citation PORTULACA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 445. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Portulaca oleracea Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 39. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Portulaca amilis PARAGUAYAN PURSLANE
Portulaca grandiflora ROSE MOSS
Portulaca minuta TINY PURSLANE
Portulaca oleracea LITTLE HOGWEED
Portulaca pilosa PINK PURSLANE; KISS-ME-QUICK
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Lemia Lemia Vandelli, Fl. Lusit. Bras. Spec. 35, t. 2(15). 1788. TYPE: Non designatus.