The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Portulaca

The genus Portulaca is in the family Portulacaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Portulaca

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Portulaca adenostemon Vest Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca advena Reichg. & Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca africana (Danin & H.G.Baker) Danin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca amilis Speg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Portulaca anceps A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca arabica DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca argentinensis Speg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca armitii F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca aurantiaca Proctor Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca aurea DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca australis Endl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca axilliflora Blanco Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca axilliflora Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca bareschta Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca bicolor F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca biloba Urb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca boliviensis Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca boninensis Tuyama Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca brasiliensis Vahl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca brevifolia Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca bulbifera M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca californica D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca canariensis Danin & Reyes-Bet. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca capitata A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca cardenasiana D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca caryaphylloides Bailly Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca catharinae Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca caulerpoides Britton & P. Wilson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca caumii F.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca centrali-africana R.E. Fr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca chacoana D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca chariensis A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca ciferrii Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca cincta Fenzl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca clavigera R.Geesink Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca collina Dinter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca colombiana D.Legrand Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca columbiana Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca commutata M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca confertifolia Hauman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca conoidea S.M.Phillips Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca conspicua Domin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca constricta M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca conzattii P.Wilson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca coralloides S.M.Phillips Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca cordobensis Hosseus Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca costata Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca cristata Buch.-Ham. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca cryptopetala Speg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca cubensis Britton & P. Wilson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca cyanosperma Egler Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca cyathostyla Gagnep. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca cyclophylla F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca cypria Danin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca decorticans M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca dhofarica M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca dichotoma Gueldenst. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca diegoi Mattos Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca digyna F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca dinteri Schinz ex Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca diptera Zipp. ex Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca dodomaensis M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca dubia Tepper Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca echinosperma Hauman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca eitenii D.Legrand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca elatinoides A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca elatior Mart. ex Rohrb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca elongata Rusby Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Portulaca eriophora Casar. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca eruca Hauman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca erythraeae Schweinf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca expatriata Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca fascicularis Peter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca filifolia F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca filsonii J.H.Willis Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca fischeri Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca flava DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca fluvialis D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca foliosa Ker Gawl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca fragilis Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca frieseana Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca fulgens Griseb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca geniculata Royle Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca gilliesii Hook. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca gracilis Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca grandiflora Hook. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Portulaca grandis Peter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca granulatostellulata (Poelln.) Ricceri & Arrigoni Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca greenwayi M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca guanajuatensis Ocampo Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca guineensis Lindl. ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca halimoides L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca hatsbachii D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca hatschbachii D.Legrand Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca hawaiiensis O.Deg. Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca helianthemoides Zipp. ex Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca hereroensis Schinz Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca heterophylla Peter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca hirsutissima Cambess. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca hoehnei D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca holosericea Peter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca howellii (D. Legrand) Eliasson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca humilis Peter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca imbricata Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca impolita (Danin & H.G.Baker) Danin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca insignis Steyerm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca insularis Hosok. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca intraterranea J.M.Black Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca involucrata Haw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca irwinii D.Legrand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca jacobseniana G.D.Rowley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca javanensis Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca johnii Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca johnstonii Henrickson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca jujuyensis Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca kermesina N.E. Br. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca kuriensis M.G.Gilbert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca laevis Buch.-Ham. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca lakhonensis Gagnep. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca lanuginosa Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca linifolia Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca linifolia Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca longiusculotuberculata Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca lutea Sol. ex G. Forster Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca macbridei D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca macrantha Ricceri & Arrigoni Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca macrorhiza Zipp. ex Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca macrorhiza R.Geesink Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca macrosperma D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca maritima S.G.Gmel. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca masonii D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca massaica S.M.Phillips Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca matthewsii G. Ocampo Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca mauritiensis Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca megalantha Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca mexicana P. Wilson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca meyeri D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca microsperma Domin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca minensis D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca minuta Correll Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca mkatensis Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca molokiniensis Hobdy Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca montevidensis C.A.Mey. ex Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca mucronata Link Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca mucronulata D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca napiformis F.Muell. ex Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca neumannii Engl. ex Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca nicaraguensis (Danin & H.G.Baker) Danin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca nitida (Danin & H.G.Baker) Ricceri & Arrigoni Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca nivea Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca nogalensis Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca oblonga Peter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca obtusa Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca obtusifolia D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca okinawensis E.Walker & Tawada Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca oleracea L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Portulaca oligosperma F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca olosirwa S.M.Phillips Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca opposita Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca pachyrrhiza Gagnep. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca papillatostellulata (Danin & H.G.Baker) Danin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca papillosa Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca papulifera D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca papulosa Schltdl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca parensis Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca parviflora Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca paucistaminata Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca pedicellata D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca perennis R.E. Fr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca peteri Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca philippii I.M. Johnst. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca pilosa L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Portulaca pilosissima Hook. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca prolifera Schumach. & Thonn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca psammotropha Hance Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca pseudoquadrifida Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca pusilla Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca pygmaea Steyerm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca quadrifida L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca quadrifolia L. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca ragonesi D. Legrand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca ramosa Peter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca ramosissima Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rausii Danin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rediviva Wawra Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca remota Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca repens Noronha Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca repens Roxb. ex Wight & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rhodesiana R.A.Dyer & E.A.Bruce Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rosae Speg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca rostellata Brign. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rotundifolia R.E. Fr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca rubens A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rubricaulis Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rubriflora Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca rzedowskiana G. Ocampo Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca samhaensis A.G.Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca samoensis Poelln. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca sanctae-martae Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca saxea Vell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca saxifragoides Welw. ex Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca schliebenii Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca sclerocarpa A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca sedifolia N.E.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca sedoides Welw. ex Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca sedoides Welw. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca setacea Haw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca sicula Danin, Domina & Raimondo Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca simpliciuscula Mart. ex Rohrb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca smallii P. Wilson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca socotrana Domina & Raimondo Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca somalica N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca splendens Lindl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca squarrosa Peter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca stelliformis DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca stellulatotuberculata Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca stipitata D.Legrand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca striata Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca stuhlmannii Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca suffrutescens Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca sundaensis Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca talmyana Gagnep. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca tenera Peter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca teretifolia Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Portulaca terraereginae Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca thellusonii Lindl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca tinctoria Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca tingoensis J.F. Macbr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Portulaca trianthemoides Bremek. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca trigona Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca trituberculata Danin, Domina & Raimondo Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca tuberculata León Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca tuberosa Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca umbraticola Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca urbaniana Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca usambarensis Poelln. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca verticillata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca villosa Cham. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca vilmoriana H.Lév. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca viridis DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Portulaca werdermannii Poelln. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca yecorensis Henrickson & T. Van Devender Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Portulaca zaffranii Danin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 326 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Portulaca. Of these 109 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 98 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Portulaca. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 326 species names for the genus Portulaca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 109 33.4%
Synonym 76 23.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 141 43.3%

All names

The status of the 424 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Portulaca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 116 27.4%
Synonym 166 39.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 142 33.5%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 326 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Portulaca, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 106 75 0 0 181 55.5%
Low confidence 3 1 0 141 145 44.5%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Portulaca is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 76 52 0 2 0 130 39.9%
WCSP (in review) 33 24 0 139 0 196 60.1%