Portulacaceae

Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 2 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Portulacaceae (rights holder: Anthony Mendoza) © Anthony Mendoza

Purslane Family

Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs, usually glabrous and succulent. Stipules scarious, hair-like or 0. Leaves simple, opposite or alternate. Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic. Sepals 2. Petals 4-6, often shed quickly. Stamens as many as petals or more numerous. Ovary superior or half-inferior (Portulaca), 1-locular. Fruit a capsule.   Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Genera
Taxonomic Completion
20.00%
2 of 10 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
5df28a89-e78a-4d4a-99e5-d7e3e7c4b71e
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility