Portulacaceae

Portulaca L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 2 June 2021
  1. Portulaca grandiflora Hook., Bot. Mag. 56 (1829) t. 2885; ≡ Portulaca pilosa ssp. grandiflora (Hook.) R.Geesink, Blumea 17 (1969) 297. Distribution: Neotropics. Notes: Cultivated as an ornamental and occasionally escaped. Naturalized.
  2. Portulaca oleracea L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 445; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 200; EPFP 2 (1923) 136. Distribution: Pantropic. Notes: Cryptogenic (Ocampo & Columbus 2012). Throughout the Philippines in the settled areas. Purslane. Native.
  3. Portulaca pilosa L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 445; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 199; EPFP 2 (1923) 136; Geesink, Blumea 17 (1969) 295. Distribution: C & S America. Notes: Not native to the Philippines?. Naturalized.
    • ssp. pilosa. = Portulaca pachyrrhiza auct. non Gagnep.; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 136. Distribution: C & S America. LUZON: Cavite, Ilocos Norte, La Union, Pangasinan, Rizal. Notes: Dry open places and along sandy seashores.
  4. Portulaca psammotropha Hance, Ann. Bot. Syst. (Walpers) 2 (1852) 660; Chung et al., Taiwania 53 (2008) 91; Kokubugata et al., Phytotaxa 217 (2015) 285. Distribution: China, Philippines, Taiwan. BATAN. Native.
  5. Portulaca quadrifida L., Mant. 1 (1767) 73; Fl. Manila (1912) 200; EPFP 2 (1923) 137. Distribution: Africa, Bangladesh, Borneo, China, India, Indian Ocean, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Middle East, Moluccas, Myanmar, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Vietnam. BATAN, LUZON: Cagayan, Rizal. Notes: In Luzon from Cagayan to Rizal. Probably an introduced plant in the Philippines. Weed in human settlements. Naturalized.

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