Portulaca pilosa L.

 
  • Family : PORTULACACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Portulacaceae
  • Species : Portulaca pilosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Portulaca pilosa L.
  • Common name : Shaggy Garden Purslane
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11423, CJS 14266
  • Key identification features : A small prostrate, succulent, perennial herb. Leaves are simple, alternate, linear and fleshy. Flowers are terminal or solitary, sessile and surrounded by involucre of 6-8 long leaves. Fruit is ovoid, dehiscent, with a conical cap.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Papua New Guinea
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Gulbarga, Hassan, Mysore, Tumkur, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District

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