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Common name

English: Common Purslane

German: Portulak

Mandarin: 马齿苋 (ma chi xian)

Portuguese: Beldroega-de-comer

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Caryophyllales (117)

        Family: Portulacaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Portulaca (5)

            Epithet: oleracea L. (5)

oleracea => edible garden herb

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Portulaca oleracea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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