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This species is accepted, and its native range is Hainan, Pratas Island, S. Taiwan (incl. Hsiao-liuqie, Lan Yü) to Philippines, Ogasawara-shoto to Kazan-reto.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China Southeast, Hainan, Kazan-retto, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, South China Sea, Taiwan

Portulaca psammotropha Hance appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2002 Wilford, C. [450], China K000340153 syntype
Wilford, China K000340154

First published in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 2: 660 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Kuo, M.L. (ed.) (2012). Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2, Suppl.: 1-414. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan, Second Edition, National Taiwan University.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • Kuo, M.L. (ed.) (2012). Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2, Suppl.: 1-414. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan, Second Edition, National Taiwan University.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0