Trianthema portulacastrum

Family:AIZOACEAE
Species:Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
Common Name:Desert Horse Purslane
Habitat:Disturbed areas, railroad yards, fields.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:TRPO2
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FACW (DEP), FACW (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyAIZOACEAE - Fig-Marigold or Ice-Plant family
Genus Trianthema
Species Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus - Desert Horse Purslane

Citation

Citation TRIANTHEMA PORTULACASTRUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 223. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: Hermann, Parad. Bot. t. 213. 1698). Lectotypified by C. Jeffrey, Kew Bull. 14: 236. 1960.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Meridiana axilliflora Bot. Zeitung (Regensburg) 3: 354. 1804.  
Portulaca axilliflora Syn. Pl. 2: 6. 1806.Meridiana axilliflora Schrank 1804. 
Portulaca axilliflora Fl. Filip., ed. 2. 285. 1845, non (Schrank) Persoon   
Portulaca teston Fl. Filip. 408. 1837.  
Trianthema monogyna Mant. Pl. 69. 1767, nom. illegit.Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Trianthema procumbens Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.  
Trianthema flexuosa Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. Pl. 221. 1828.  
Trianthema obcordata Fl. Indica, ed. 1832. 2: 445. 1832. INDIA:

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Jefferson, Marengo, Mobile, Montgomery

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00033011 Jefferson 6 Sep 1944 Roland M. Harper
3978
UNA
Trianthema portulacastrum L.
TROY000033004 Montgomery 5 Sep 2010 Alvin R. Diamond
21559
TROY
Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
TROY000034143 Marengo 28 Jun 2011 J. Kevin England
2967
TROY
Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
TROY000034746 Marengo 12 Jul 2008 Dan Spaulding
13004
TROY
Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
AMAL00018813 Marengo 12 July 2008 D.D. Spaulding
13004
AMAL
Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
TROY000038372 Mobile 25 Jun 2013 Alvin R. Diamond
24279
TROY
Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
UWAL0002858 Montgomery 5 Sep 2010 A. R. Diamond
21559
UWAL
Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
UWAL0002291 Marengo 12 Jul 2008 Daniel D. Spaulding
13004
UWAL
Trianthema portulacastrum L.
UWAL0004886 Marengo 28 Jun 2011 J. Kevin England
2967
UWAL
Trianthema portulacastrum Linnaeus
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