Aizoaceae

Sesuvium L.

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  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. America, Africa, Madagascar, Middle East, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Japan, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, Myanmar, Ryukyu Isls, New Guinea, Solomon Isls, Caribbean, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. 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. Photos.

Tetragonia L. [Cultivated, not naturalized]

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  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. Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Pacific, Japan. Not native to the Philippines. Cultivated mostly 1000-1700m in Malesia. New Zealand spinach.

Trianthema L.

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  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. Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Philippines, Lesser Sunda Isls, Moluccas, New Guinea. Photos
  2. Trianthema triquetra Rottl. ex Willd., Neue Schr. Naturfr. Berlin 4 (1803) 181; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 273. Africa, Australia, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Philippines. MINDANAO. 

Literature

Backer, CA. 1951. Aizoaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 4: 267-275


Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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