Portulaca oleracea


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Noun1.Portulaca oleracea - weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisinePortulaca oleracea - weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
purslane - a plant of the family Portulacaceae having fleshy succulent obovate leaves often grown as a potherb or salad herb; a weed in some areas
genus Portulaca - genus of mainly tropical fleshy or trailing herbs
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I have made a satisfactory dinner, satisfactory on several accounts, simply off a dish of purslane (Portulaca oleracea) which I gathered in my cornfield, boiled and salted.
weeds (Setaria viridis + Setaria verticillata), Digitaria sanguinalis, Chenopodium album, Amaranthus quitensis, Portulaca oleracea, Brassica campestris) and H.
The least dominant weeds with less than 2% were Acanthospermum hispidum, Leucus martinicensis, Portulaca oleracea and Cynodon dactylon.
Weed species counted included burning nettle (Urtica urens), common purslane (Portulaca oleracea), hairy nightshade (Solanum physalifolium), shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris), common groundsel (Senecio vulgaris), common mallow (Malva neglecta) and annual sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus).
The vegetables include Salsola soda (agretti); Crithmum maritimum (rock samphire); Beta maritima (sea beet); Aster tripolium (sea aster); Salicornia bigelovii (samphire); and Portulaca oleracea (common purslane).
17.4 30.5 14.3 31.45 Alternanthera halimifolia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 Setaria verticillata 12.4 14.1 19.5 23.86 Eleusine indica 3.8 9.8 9.8 6.11 Leptochloa uninervia 0.8 2.6 3.0 0.47 Poaceae- Especie 3 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.01 Cynodon dactylon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 Portulaca oleracea 2.6 12.5 5.3 3.66 Chamaesyce sp.
A review of traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Portulaca oleracea L.
Ismail, "Evaluation of antioxidant properties and mineral composition of purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) at different growth stages," International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol.
(*) Asterales: Asteraceae Helianthus annuus (*) Asterales: Asteraceae Ipomoea pes-caprae Solanales: Convolvulaceae Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (*) Saxifragales: Crassulaceae Mangifera indica Sapindales: Anacardiaceae Portulaca oleracea (*) Caryophyllales: Portulacaceae Swietenia mahagoni Sapindales: Meliaceae Tagetes patula Asterales: Asteraceae Zinnia elegans (*) Asterales: Asteraceae Food plant Common name Reference Aloe indica Aloe Raut & Barker (2002) Annona squamosa Sugar apple Rao & Singh (2002) Cosmos spp.
europaea, Pistacia vera L., Portulaca oleracea L., Punica granatum L., Quercus brantii Lindley, Rhus coriaria L., Rubus sanctus Schreber, Thymbra spicata L.
rosa-sinensis, Helianthus annuus, Parthenium hysterophorus, Withania somnifera, Euphorbia prostrate, Portulaca oleracea, Solamum melongena, T.