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Taxon: Trianthema portulacastrum L.

Genus: Trianthema
Family: Aizoaceae subfamily: Sesuvioideae.
Nomen number: 316925
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:223. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: species epithet published as a noun and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Melbourne ICN Art. 23.5)
Name verified on: 05-Apr-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Egypt
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Congo
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran
    China: China - Guangdong, Hainan
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Missouri, Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    Western Asia: Israel
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia [n.]
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Hartmann, H. E. K., ed. 2001. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E & Aizoaceae F-Z. F–Z:335. ["portulacastra"].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Merrill, E. D. 1922–1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  • Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope. 1996–. Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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  • PlantSystematics.org
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