1. Family: Portulacaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Portulaca L.
      1. Portulaca teretifolia Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean to Venezuela.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    French Guiana

    Native to:

    Cuba, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Portulaca teretifolia Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    K000424629
    Wright, C. [2025], Cuba K000424625 isotype
    Wright, C. [2023], Cuba K000424626 isotype
    Wright, C. [2024], Cuba K000424627
    March [2013], Jamaica K000424628
    Oct 6, 2005 Sintenis, P. [6834], Puerto Rico Portulaca poliosperma K000424630 isotype
    Spruce, R. [1970], Rio Negro Portulaca poliosperma K000424635
    Blanchet [s.n.], Brazil Portulaca poliosperma K000424634
    Sintenis, P. [909], Puerto Rico Portulaca poliosperma K000424631 lectotype
    Sintenis, P. [3969], Puerto Rico Portulaca poliosperma K000424632
    Kalbreyer [1283] Portulaca poliosperma K000424633

    First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 72 (1823)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    Not accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso. [Cited as Portulaca pilosa.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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