Portulaca tuberosa Roxb.

 
  • Family : PORTULACACEAE
    (PURSLANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Portulacaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Rocky laterite soils and sandy coasts
  • Comments / notes : Plains to the coasts, in poor soil; occasional on rocks and laterite soils
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district (Chittoor district), West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Maharashtra : Dhule district, Thane district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district
    • Odisha : Khurda district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI.; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Portulaca tuberosa. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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