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Common name

English: Chickenweed

Mandarin: 四瓣马齿苋 (si ban ma chi xian)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2512)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2411)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2042)

      Order: Caryophyllales (101)

        Family: Portulacaceae (6) (family description)

          Genus: Portulaca (5)

           Epithet: quadrifida L. (1)

quadrifida => with four parts, the division extending at least half way e.g. corolla

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Portulaca quadrifida at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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