Aizoaceae

Sesuvium L.

  1. Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L., Syst. ed. 10 (1759) 1058; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 88; EPFP 2 (1923) 136; Backer, Fl. Males ser. 1, 4 (1951) 272. Distribution: Africa, America, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caribbean, China, India, Indian Ocean, Japan, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Madagascar, Malay Peninsula, Middle East, Moluccas, Myanmar, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Ryukyu Isls, Solomon Isls, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. Notes: In saline, clayey or sandy, humid or muddy sites near the sea and along tidal creeks above 0-1m above sea level, often in dense patches. Native.

Tetragonia L. (Not native)

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 20 October 2020

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Tetragonia tetragonoides (Pall.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. (1891) 264; Backer, Fl. Males ser. 1, 4 (1951) 275; ≡ Demidovia tetragonoides Pall., Enum. Hort. Demidof (1781) 150. Distribution: Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Pacific Ocean. Notes: Cultivated mostly 1000-1700m in Malesia. New Zealand spinach. Cultivated, not naturalized.

Trianthema L.

  1. Trianthema portulacastrum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 223; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 198; EPFP 2 (1923) 136; Backer, Fl. Males ser. 1, 4 (1951) 274. Distribution: Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, New Guinea, Philippines. Native.
  2. Trianthema triquetra Willd. ex Spreng., Syst. Veg. ed. 16 (1825) 381; Willd., Neue Schr. Naturfr. Berlin 4 (1803) 181; Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 273. Distribution: Africa, Australia, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Philippines. MINDANAO. Native.

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