Portulaca grandiflora

Portulaca grandiflora

  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Portulaca grandiflora
  • Flower name
    Portulaca grandiflora
  • Scientific name
    Portulaca grandiflora
  • Alias松葉牡丹, ヒデリソウ, ツメキリソウ, common porturacarose moss
  • Place of originSouth America
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September

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.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Soulaceae
  • Genus
    Portulaca
  • Species
    P. grandiflora
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typenon-cold-resistant annual grass
  • Flower colorscream White Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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