Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Moss-rose Purslane Portulaca grandiflora

Classification

Portulaca [genus] (9)
grandiflora [species]

Classification

Portulaca [genus] (9)
grandiflora [species]

Presence

Recorded on Sint Eustatius
Presence status Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
Natural distribution S. America
Distribution description Native to Argentina Northwest.
Notes on presence status Introduced in the West Indies.

Publications

  • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
  • Howard, R.A. 1988. Dicotyledoneae - Part 1. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 4: 673. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
  • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
  • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]