Family: Portulacaceae

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Last Modified 03/11/2013

List of Portulacaceae Genera

References to Portulacaceae

  • Anderson, W. B.; Eickmeier, W. G. 2000. Nutrient resorption in Claytonia virginica L.: implications for deciduous forest nutrient cycling. Canad. J. Bot. 78: 832-839.
  • Baskin, C. C. 1998. Effect of seasonal temperature changes on germination responses of buried seeds of Agalinis fasciculata (Scrophulariaceae), and a comparison with 12 other summer annuals native to eastern North America. Plant Species Biol. 13: 77-84.
  • Demars, B. G. 1996. Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal status of spring ephemerals in two Ohio forests. Ohio J. Science 96: 97-99.
  • Doyle, J. J.; Doyle, J. L. 1988. Natural interspecific hybridization in eastern North American Claytonia. Amer. J. Bot. 75: 1238-1246.
  • Egler, F. E. 1990. High-temperature effects on germination and survival of weed seeds in soil. Weed Science 38: 429-435.
  • Egley, G. H. 1991. Emergence periodicity of six summer annual weed species.
  • El-Keblawy, A. 2000. Effects of site of origin, time of seed maturation, and seed age on germination behavior of Portulaca oleracea from the Old and New Worlds. Canad. J. Bot. 78: 279-287.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2003. Flora of North America, Volume 4. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 559 pages.
  • Frey, F. M. 2004. Opposing natural selection from herbivores and pathogens may maintain floral-color variation in Claytonia virginica (Portulacaceae). Evolution 58: 2426-2437.
  • Grandtner, M. M.; Gervais, C. 1990. Initial stages of the in situ development of Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana. Canad. J. Bot. 68: 726-730.
  • Handel, S. N.; Fisch, S. B.; Schatz, G. E. 1981. Ants disperse a majority of herbs in a mesic forest community in New York State. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 108: 430-437.
  • Lewis, W. H. 1967. Cytogeography of Claytonia virginica and its allies. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 153-171.
  • Lewis, W. H.; Suda, Y. 1968. Karyotypes in relation to classification and phylogeny in Claytonia. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 55: 64-67.
  • Macior, L. W. 1978. Pollination ecology of vernal angiosperms. Oikos 30: 452-460.
  • Matthews, J. F. 1993. The biology and taxonomy of the Portulaca oleracea L. (Portulacaceae) complex in North America. Rhodora 95: 166-183.
  • Matthews, J. F.; Levins, P. A. 1985. The genus Portulaca in the southeastern United States. Castanea 50: 96-104.
  • Milby, T. H. 1980. Studies in the floral anatomy of Claytonia virginica Portulacaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 67: 1046-1050.
  • Miller, J. M.; Chambers, K. L. 2006. Systematics of Claytonia (Portulacaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 78: 1-236.
  • Mitich, L. W. 1997. Common purslane (Portulaca oleracea). Weed Technol. 11: 394-397.
  • Miyajima, D. 2006. Seed producing system in Portulaca oleraceae L. Asian J. Pl. Sci. 5: 226-232.
  • Motten, A. F. 1981. Pollination effectiveness of specialist and generalist visitors to a North Carolina USA population of Claytonia virginica. Ecology 62: 1278-1287.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • Nyananyo, B. L. 1988. The systematic significance of seed morphology and anatomy in the Portulacaceae centrospermae. Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 23: 275-279.
  • Nyffeler, R.; Eggli, U. 2010. Disintegrating Portulacaceae: a new familial classification of the suborder Portulacineae (Caryophyllales) based on molecular and morphological data. Taxon 59: 227-240.
  • O'Quinn, R.; Hufford, L. 2005. Molecular systematics of Montieae (Portulacaceae): Implications for taxonomy, biogeography and ecology. Syst. Bot. 30: 314-331.
  • Schemske, D. W. 1977. Flowering phenology and seed set in Claytonia virginica (Portulacaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 254-263.
  • Snyder, D. B. 1992. A new status for New Jersey's yellow spring beauty. Bartonia 57: 39-49.
  • Tessier, J. T. 2008. Leaf habit, phenology, and longevity of 11 forest understory plant species in Algonquin State Forest, northwest Connecticut, USA. Botany 86: 457-465.