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Portulacaceae

Portulaca L.

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  1. Portulaca oleracea L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 445; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 200; EPFP 2 (1923) 136. Pantropic. Throughout the Philippines in the settled areas. Purslane. Photos
  2. Portulaca pachyrrhiza [non Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 56 (1909) 41]; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 136 (race tuberosa). Native of tropical America. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, La Union, Pangasinan, Rizal, Cavite. Dry open places and along sandy seashores. 
  3. Portulaca pilosa L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 445; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 199; EPFP 2 (1923) 136; --Geesink, Blumea 17 (1969) 295. Photos
  4. Portulaca psammotropha Hance, Ann. Bot. Syst. (Walpers) 2 (1852) 660. China, Taiwan, Philippines. BATAN. Photos
  5. Portulaca quadrifida L., Mant. 1 (1767) 73; Fl. Manila (1912) 200; EPFP 2 (1923) 137. Tropical Asia and Africa to Malaya, Marianas, and Carolines. Probably an introduced plant in the Philippines. BATAN, LUZON: Cagayan to Rizal. Weed in human settlements.

Literature

Chung, S-W, DA Madulid & T-C Hsu. 2008. Portulaca psammotropha Hance (Portulacaceae), a neglected species in the Flora of Taiwan and the Philippines. Taiwania 53: 90-95.

Geesink, R. 1969. An account of the genus Portulaca in Indo-Australia and the Pacific (Portulacaceae). Blumea 17: 275-301

Geesink, R. 1971. Portulacaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 7:121-133

Nyffeler, R, & U Eggli. 2010. An up-to-date familial and suprafamilial classification of succulent plants. Bradleya 28: 125-144

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