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This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Tanzania.

[FTEA]

Portulacaceae, Sylvia M. Phillips. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2002

Morphology General Habit
Low perennial, roots spreading, thick with flaking bark; stems stoutly succulent, much branched above the base, ascending to 12 cm, woody and 3 mm thick at the base.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, linear-terete, up to 15 mm long, ± 1.5 mm wide, obtuse; axillary hairs in dense tufts.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers in terminal clusters enclosed in dense woolly hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Sepals ± 2.5 mm long, obtuse; petals 5, colour unknown, about as long as the sepals, ovate-oblong, obtuse; stamens 5; stigma unknown.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, 4.5–5 mm long, dehiscing below the middle; seeds 0.9 mm long, grey with a dull lustre, the testa cells stellate, slightly raised.
Habitat
Unknown
Distribution
T1/T4 only known from the type

Native to:

Tanzania

Portulaca stuhlmannii Poelln. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 33: 164 (1933)

Accepted by

  • Phillips, S.M. (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Portulacaceae: 1-40.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Phillips, S.M. (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Portulacaceae: 1-40.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Poelln. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 33: 164 (1933)
  • Poelln. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 37: 303 (1934)
  • Poelln. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 48: 188 (1940).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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