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Common name

English: Chickenweed

Mandarin: 四瓣马齿苋 (si ban ma chi xian)


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Caryophyllales (122)

        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


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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