Portulaca oleracea L.

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Records of this taxon from Zimbabwe are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
278416 Jan 2004BT Wursten
In disturbed bare soil in gardenBackpackers & Overlanders Lodge, Twentydales Extn, Harare0Zimbabwe1731C3 C1449-17.94822031.1428807
278511 May 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In disturbed black vlei soilBorrowdale Common1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR953344C15000
4817014 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Disturbed groundCnr Lanner/Teviotdale Ave, Borrowdale Common1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR953344C15000
1546802 Feb 2007MA Hyde
Flower bed in garden6, Stafford Rd, Hillcrest, Bulawayo810Zimbabwe2028B1 PH671667W13900
19909022 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In weedy lawnRobert Mugabe Avenue, Bulawayo, nr. Cnr with 8th Avenue810Zimbabwe2028B1 PH659708W13500
19959023 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Bare ground amongst the chaletsMaleme Dam camp19,1700Zimbabwe2028D1 PH569272W13100
20157025 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Rocky ground in mopane-Terminalia-Commiphora woodlandNear Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River90Zimbabwe2129C3 QF268745S580-21.92215029.1952906
2684407 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed grassy areaGuvulala Pan, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826D3 W1070-18.82935026.7405900
2690507 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Some large trees in disturbed groundShumba Picnic Site, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826C4 W1040-18.80950026.3473000
27397012 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Mopane woodlandNear bridge over Matetsi River0Zimbabwe1826A1 W870-18.23745026.0129000
289220 Oct 1988MA Hyde
Weed in flower bedsAfrica Unity Square, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR934280C00
2892307 Dec 1988MA Hyde
Weed by bridgeCharlecote Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C1 TR994373C00
28924026 Jan 1991MA Hyde
Weed in flower beds29, Harry Pichanick Drive, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR954329C00
33054021 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Weed in lawnHotel La Rochelle74,1560Zimbabwe1832D3 E1206-18.90655032.6911607
36520013 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open area of grassland and shrubs in riverine vegetationNear Mubvee (Hippo) Lodge, Mana Pools590Zimbabwe1529C2 N360-15.73048029.3508407
36682015 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Muddy bank by streamMana Pools, by main road to camp590Zimbabwe1529C2 N370-15.73397029.3673607
3750704 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Crack in concreteParking area, La Rochelle74,1560Zimbabwe1832D3 E1210-18.90689032.6911207
37849027 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed area near streamZona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda0Zimbabwe2032B3 E850-20.43470032.7350307
3839608 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In grasslandAmongst piles of stone and walls, near Great Enclosure, Great Zimbabwe620Zimbabwe2030B4 S1120-20.27212030.9334107
49864023 Mar 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Disturbed roadside through maize fieldsNear Muzarabani0Zimbabwe1631A3 N430-16.39336031.0144207
50191027 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
River bankGarura section of Mazowe River Game Reserve, Maramba CL, across Mazowe River from Hippo Pools0Zimbabwe1731B2 N750-17.07195031.8712607
5428003 Jan 2014MA Hyde
On sheet rockNational Parks Offices, Kyle Recreational Park750Zimbabwe2031A1 S1050-20.21536031.0046207
5431204 Jan 2014MA Hyde
Open bare groundNear Masvingo Italian Chapel0Zimbabwe2030B2 S1090-20.06960030.8660807
62202019 Dec 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Weed in disturbed areaNear pool area, Camp Amalinda, Matobo0Zimbabwe2028A4 W1351-20.48097228.4372287
6326406 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Mutombeni
BT Wursten
Disturbed soils in rural compound.Chipote, Mahenye, Ndowoyo CL.0Zimbabwe2132A2 E395-21.11702732.2906547
64125022 Jan 2015MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed groundBroadlands Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1500-17.77578331.0200847
6443802 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Very disturbed soils along roadside pavement.Chiredzi town centre.0Zimbabwe2131B1 S426-21.04438931.6706087
65431021 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Weed in lawn Truckstop at juction of Great Zimbabwe road and Beitbridge road, Masvingo 0Zimbabwe2030B2 S1102-20.11155030.8214107
68351016 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed bare areas. Rhino Hotel fuel station and truck stop by new Runde Bridge along Masvingo - Beitbridge rd, Mwenezi. 1740Zimbabwe2030D4 S568-20.89416630.7782057
69405013 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area.Behind Total Service Station, Gokwe town.0Zimbabwe1828B2 N1239-18.21851028.9443207
69650013 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Riverine fringeSvisvi River bridge, Gokwe District. 0Zimbabwe1828B2 N880-18.07365028.7738807
69805023 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Rocky area in open woodlandAlong River Drive, Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D4 W893-17.86425025.7787107
75403020 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
J Laing
C Robertson
J Nkomo
BT Wursten
On basalt rock in small dry river valley.Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D3 W952-17.87261025.6129707
75617022 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Sheetrock area in open Acacia-Mopane woodland Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road. 0Zimbabwe2030C2 S772-20.58737030.3476107
95800013 Apr 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed roadside vergeCorner Leopold Takawira Street and Fife Avenue, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1495-17.82193031.0433927
97377025 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Somewhat disturbed deciduous woodland Along Zvishavane - Mbalabala road 0Zimbabwe2029B3 W1127-20.43320029.7097907
9828601 Oct 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideThe Chase, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1523Patch with dark reddish-brown leaves-17.77631431.0655337
99765024 Dec 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Roadside vergeBasset Crescent, near Hellenic Academy10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1531-17.78211131.0688227
99820018 Dec 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed hotel grounds. Rhodes Nyanga Hotel. 1550Zimbabwe1832B3 E1760-18.29028032.7300006
101570027 Apr 2019MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
MA Hyde
In lawnChapungu Sculpture Park, Msasa, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1520-17.84351731.1217437
11545802 Jul 2021MA Hyde
S Rind
R Rind
MA Hyde
In vegetable garden4, Birley Close, Marlborough, Harare10Zimbabwe1730D2 C1476-17.74679730.9955487

Total records found: 41



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Portulaca oleracea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=123210, retrieved 5 July 2022

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