Portulacaceae


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Related to Portulacaceae: purslane family, Caryophyllales
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Noun1.Portulacaceae - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
genus Portulaca - genus of mainly tropical fleshy or trailing herbs
Calandrinia, genus Calandrinia - large genus of low-growing herbs; widespread throughout tropical and warm temperate regions having usually basal leaves and panicles of purplish ephemeral flowers
Claytonia, genus Claytonia - genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes
genus Lewisia, Lewisia - genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers
genus Montia, Montia - small genus of densely tufted annual herbs; north temperate regions and South America and tropical Africa and Asia
genus Spraguea, Spraguea - small genus of usually perennial herbs having deep woody taproots and flower heads of umbels or cymes
genus Talinum, Talinum - genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs
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2008, 115-130 m, teak forest (Tectona grandis) with much Panicum maximum and Portulacaceae, swept; 1[female] Region des Plateaux, Cascades de Yo NW of Yo (NW of Kpalime), edge of road N13 (06[degrees]57'05"N 00[degrees]35'51"E), 17.
pungens occurs in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru, where it is found on Cactaceae and several other ornamental plant families, including Portulacaceae (Portulaca spp.
High level of oxalic acid was previously reported in species that belong to Amaranthaceae [33] and Portulacaceae [34].
Small X PORTULACACEAE (Purslane Family) Phemeranthus calycinus (Engelm.