Trianthema portulacastrum

Species:Trianthema portulacastrum L.
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), FACW (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Genus Trianthema
Species Trianthema portulacastrum L. - DESERT HORSEPURSLANE


Citation TRIANTHEMA PORTULACASTRUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 223. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: Hermann, Parad. Bot. t. 213. 1698). Lectotypified by C. Jeffrey, Kew Bull. 14: 236. 1960.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Flagler USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Manatee FLAS  
Miami-Dade FTG  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland USF  
Palm Beach FLAS  
Seminole FLAS  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Trianthema monogyna Trianthema monogyna Linnaeus, Mant. Pl. 69. 1767, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Meridiana axilliflora Meridiana axilliflora Schrank, Bot. Zeitung (Regensburg) 3: 354. 1804.  
Portulaca axilliflora Portulaca axilliflora (Schrank) Persoon, Syn. Pl. 2: 6. 1806.BASIONYM: Meridiana axilliflora Schrank 1804. 
Portulaca axilliflora Portulaca axilliflora Blanco, Fl. Filip., ed. 2. 285. 1845, non (Schrank) Persoon 1806.  
Portulaca teston Portulaca teston Blanco, Fl. Filip. 408. 1837.  
Trianthema flexuosa Trianthema flexuosa Schumacher & Thonning, in Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. Pl. 221. 1828.  
Trianthema obcordata Trianthema obcordata Roxburgh, Fl. Ind., ed. 1832. 2: 445. 1832. TYPE: INDIA:
Trianthema procumbens Trianthema procumbens Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.