Genus: Portulaca

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Portulaca Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 445. 1753.

List of Portulaca Species

References to Portulaca

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.