Portulaca foliosa Ker Gawl.

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Derivation of specific name: foliosa: leafy
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
Insects associated with this species: Hypolimnas misippus (Food plant)
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 68.

Wild, H. (1961). Portulacaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 364 - 366. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Portulaca foliosa
Flora of Mozambique: Portulaca foliosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Portulaca foliosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Portulaca foliosa
African Plant Database: Portulaca foliosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Portulaca foliosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Portulaca foliosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Portulaca foliosa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Portulaca foliosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Portulaca foliosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Portulaca foliosa
Plants of the World Online: Portulaca foliosa
Tropicos: Portulaca foliosa
Wikipedia: Portulaca foliosa

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Portulaca foliosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123180, retrieved 24 April 2024

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