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Common name

English: Sea Purslane

German: Keilmelde

Portuguese: Gramata-branca

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Caryophyllales (119)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Atriplex (2)

            Epithet: portulacoides L. (1)

Synonyms: Chenopodium portulacoides (L.) Thunb., Halimione portulacoides (L.) Aellen, Halimus portulacoides (L.) Dumort., Obione portulacoides (L.) Moq.

portulacoides => purslane(Portulaca)-like

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: helophytic

Habit: herb, shrub

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Atriplex portulacoides at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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