Taxon: Portulaca grandiflora Hook.

 
Genus: Portulaca
Family: Portulacaceae
Nomen number: 29451
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 56: t. 2885. 1829
Name Verified on: 14-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • eleven-o'clock  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Mexican-rose  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • moss-rose  (Source: Glea Cron) - English
  • rose-moss  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • sunplant  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • pourpier à grandes fleurs  (Source: Zander ed17) - French
  • Portulakröschen  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • matsu-ba-botan  (Source: F Okin) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • onze-horas  (Source: F SCatarin) - Portuguese
  • praktportlak  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • chaesonghwa  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. 1969- (F EntreR)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. 1986- (F Guianas)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Vásquez Martínez, R. et al. 2002. Adiciones a la Flora Peruana: especies nuevas, nuevos registros y estados taxonómicos de las Angiospermas para el Perú (Arnaldoa) 9(2):92.
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

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