Portulaca grandiflora

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    Portulaca grandiflora @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Portulaca grandiflora @ Kiba Park
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    Portulaca grandiflora @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Portulaca grandiflora
Formal Name
Portulaca oleracea cv. giganthes
Alias
Portulaca
Habitat
Ind
Morph
crawl non-cold-resistant perennial grass

Comment

What is Portulaca grandiflora

Portulaca Giganthes or Hana-suberi-hiyu (scientific name: Portulaca oleracea cv. Giganthes) is native to Ind, it is a crawl non-cold-resistant perennial grass of the family Soberillaceaceae. It is a closely related species of Portulaca oleracea (Slurry, scientific name: Portulaca oleracea). The flower feeling is similar to the Matsuba button (Matsuba peony), but it can be distinguished by the fact that the leaf meat is spatulized and the flowers are single. It is also called Portulaca from the scientific name. Entire grass is used for soup and salad in edible flower.

Common name: Portulaca Giganthes or Hana-suberi-hiyu, Scientific name: Portulaca oleracea cv. Giganthes, Correct scientific name: Portulaca oleracea L. x P. pilosa L. subsp. Grandiflora, aka: Portulaca, Hiroha Matsuba button , Origin: India, plant height: 3 to 15 cm, flower size: 2 to 3 cm, flower color: red, white, peach, orange, yellow, flowering period: June to October.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Soulaceae
Genus
Portulaca
Species
P. oleracea cv. Giganthes
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Spatulate/Spathulate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
3 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 3

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