Portulaca grandiflora

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    Portulaca grandiflora @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Portulaca grandiflora @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Sundial Yellow
    Portulaca grandiflora @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Portulaca grandiflora @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Portulaca grandiflora
Formal Name
Portulaca grandiflora
Alias
common porturacarose moss
Habitat
South America
Morph
non-cold-resistant annual grass

Comment

What is Portulaca grandiflora

Portulaca grandiflora or Matsuba botan (scientific name: Portulaca grandiflora) is native to South America, it is non-cold-resistant annual grass of the family Soulaceae. Flower is like a small button (peony), leaves are fleshy and seems to be leaves of pine. Matsuba botan is similar to Pochuraka (aka: Hana Chewyuyu), but the leaves are different. It is also similar to Matsuba gikiku (pine needle chrysanthemum), but a flower of a pine needle can be distinguished from a flower like a chrysanthemum.

Common name: Portulaca grandiflora or Matsuba botan, Scientific name: Portulaca grandiflora, aka: common porturacarose moss, Place of origin: South America, Plant height: 10 to 20 cm, flower season: June to September, flower color: peach · red · yellow · white · orange, flower diameter: 3 to 6 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Soulaceae
Genus
Portulaca
Species
P. grandiflora
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
JunJulAugSep
Height
10 ~ 20 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 6

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