1. Family: Portulacaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Portulaca L.
      1. Portulaca stuhlmannii Poelln.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Portulacaceae, Sylvia M. Phillips. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2002

    Habit
    Low perennial, roots spreading, thick with flaking bark; stems stoutly succulent, much branched above the base, ascending to 12 cm, woody and 3 mm thick at the base.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, linear-terete, up to 15 mm long, ± 1.5 mm wide, obtuse; axillary hairs in dense tufts.
    Inflorescences
    Flowers in terminal clusters enclosed in dense woolly hairs.
    Flowers
    Sepals ± 2.5 mm long, obtuse; petals 5, colour unknown, about as long as the sepals, ovate-oblong, obtuse; stamens 5; stigma unknown.
    Fruits
    Capsule globose, 4.5–5 mm long, dehiscing below the middle; seeds 0.9 mm long, grey with a dull lustre, the testa cells stellate, slightly raised.
    Habitat
    Unknown
    Distribution
    T1/T4 only known from the type

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Portulaca stuhlmannii Poelln. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 33: 164 (1933)

    Accepted by

    • Phillips, S.M. (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Portulacaceae: 1-40.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Phillips, S.M. (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Portulacaceae: 1-40.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Poelln. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 48: 188 (1940).
    • Poelln. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 37: 303 (1934)
    • Poelln. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 33: 164 (1933)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0