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Portulaca  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20418

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): purslane [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyPortulacaceae  – purslane, pourpiers  
                               GenusPortulaca L. – purslane  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Portulaca amilis Speg. – Paraguayan purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca australis Endl.  
                                  Species Portulaca biloba Urb. – Cuban purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca caulerpoides Britton & P. Wilson ex Britton – Puerto Rico purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca grandiflora Hook. – mossrose, rose moss 
                                  Species Portulaca halimoides L. – silkcotton purslane, silk-cotton purslane, sinkerleaf purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca lutea Sol. ex G. Forst. – native yellow purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca molokiniensis Hobdy – 'ihi 
                                  Species Portulaca oleracea L. – little hogweed, little-hogweed, purslane, common purslane, akulikuli-kula, duckweed, pursley, wild portulaca, garden purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca pilosa L. – kiss-me-quick, chisme, kiss me quick 
                                  Species Portulaca quadrifida L. – chickenweed 
                                  Species Portulaca rubricaulis Kunth – redstem purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca sclerocarpa A. Gray – po'e, 'ihi makole 
                                  Species Portulaca smallii P. Wilson – Small's purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca suffrutescens Engelm. – shrubby purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca teretifolia Kunth – roundleaf purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca umbraticola Kunth – wing-pod purslane, wingpod purslane 
                                  Species Portulaca villosa Cham. – hairy purslane 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Portulaca   
  Source: Portulacaceae s.l. of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Portulaca   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Portulaca   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Portulaca   
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