Talinum fruticosum (L.) Juss.

Common name

English: Waterleaf

Portuguese: Maria-gorda

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Talinaceae (3) (family description)

          Genus: Talinum (3)

           Epithet: fruticosum (L.) Juss. (2)

Synonyms: Portulaca fruticosa L., Portulaca triangularis Jacquin, Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd., Talinum triangulare (Jacquin) Willdenow

fruticosa => shrubby, bushy

fruticosum => shrubby or bushy

triangulare => three-angled, triangular

triangularis => three-angled, triangular

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Talinum fruticosum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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