Portulaca grandiflora Hook.

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Portulaca grandiflora

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Bumi Hills, Kariba

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Synonyms: Portulaca pilosa L. subsp. grandiflora (Hook.) R. Geesink
Common names: Eleven o'clock (English) Mexican rose (English) Rose moss (English)
Description: Prostrate or ascending herb, with long thin hairs at the nodes and among the flowers. Leaves terete. Flowers 2.5 cm or more in diameter, in bright colours, pink, red, yellow, white or striped. Petals obovate, ± notched.
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Derivation of specific name: grandiflora: large flowered
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Worldwide distribution: South America
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Image last updated: Friday 14 April 2017
Literature:

Bailey, L.H. (1949). Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York. Page 365.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Portulaca grandiflora
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Portulaca grandiflora
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Portulaca grandiflora
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Portulaca grandiflora
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Portulaca grandiflora
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Portulaca grandiflora
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Portulaca grandiflora
iNaturalist: Portulaca grandiflora
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Portulaca grandiflora
JSTOR Plant Science: Portulaca grandiflora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Portulaca grandiflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Portulaca grandiflora
Plants of the World Online: Portulaca grandiflora
The Plant List (version 1.1): Portulaca grandiflora
Tropicos: Portulaca grandiflora
Wikipedia: Portulaca grandiflora


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Portulaca grandiflora.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=228700, retrieved 9 December 2019

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