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M Portulaca pilosa L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Portulaca (family Portulacaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 445 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Portulaca ehrenbergii Poelln. Synonym M TRO
Portulaca gagatosperma Millsp. Synonym M TRO
Portulaca karwinskii Fisch. & E. Mey. Synonym M TRO
Portulaca lanata Rich. Synonym M TRO
Portulaca mundula I.M. Johnst. Synonym M TRO
Portulaca pilosa var. halimoides (L.) Kuntze Synonym L TRO
Portulaca pilosa f. mexicana D. Legrand Synonym L TRO
Portulaca pilosa var. pilosa Synonym L TRO
Portulaca poliosperma Urb. Synonym M TRO
Portulaca poliosperma var. minor Urb. Synonym L TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Portulaca pilosa subsp. decipiens (Poelln.) R. Geesink Accepted L TRO 1
Portulaca pilosa f. procumbens (Urb. & Ekman) D. Legrand Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2573957.

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