Portulaca oleracea: 1 definition


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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

1) Portulaca oleracea L. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Portulaca aurea Hort. ex DC., Portulaca consanguinea Schltdl., Portulaca intermedia Link ex Schltdl., Portulaca laevis Buch-Ham., Portulaca marginata Kunth, Portulaca mundula I.M. Johnst., Portulaca neglecta Mack. & Bush, Portulaca officinarum Crantz, Portulaca oleracea subsp. granulatostellulata (Poelln.) Danin & H.G. Baker, Portulaca oleracea subsp. nicaraguensis Danin & H.G. Baker, Portulaca oleracea L. subsp. sylvestris (DC.) Thell., Portulaca oleracea var. granulatostellulata Poelln., Portulaca oleracea var. macrantha Eggers, Portulaca oleracea L. var. opposita Poelln., Portulaca oleracea var. parvifolia (Haw.) Griseb., Portulaca oleracea L. var. sylvestris DC., Portulaca olitoria Pall., Portulaca parvifolia Haw., Portulaca pilosa L., Portulaca pilosa L. var. mundula (I.M. Johnst.) D. Legrand, Portulaca pusilla Kunth, Portulaca retusa Engelm., Portulaca suffruticosa Thw., Portulaca viridis Hort. ex DC..

References regarding Portulaca oleracea L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Synopsis plantarum succulentarum (1812)
· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1823)
· Boston journal of Natural History (1850)
· Linnaea (1851)
· Botanische Zeitung. Berlin (1853)
· Flora of the British West Indian Islands (1864)
· FBI (1874)
· The Flora of St. Croix and the Virgin Islands (1879)
· Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis (1902)
· La flore adventice de Montpellier (1912)
· Occasional Papers of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum (1936)
· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1948)
· Blumea (1969)
· Israel Journal of Botany (1978)
· Recent Res. Pl. Sci. (1979)
· Journal of Palynology (1980)
· Fieldiana: Botany (1983)
· Kromosomo
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1987)
· Systematic Botany (1990)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1992)
· Investigatio et Studium Naturae (1992)
· Rhodora (1993)
· Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy (1993)
· Botaničeskij Žurnal (1995)
· Fl. Ecuad. (1996)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1999)
· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (2180)
· Ann. Nutr. Metab. (2004)

2) Portulaca oleracea L. var. sativa DC. is another plant having the following synonyms: Portulaca oleracea var. sativa (Haw.) DC..

References regarding Portulaca oleracea L. var. sativa DC. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1828)
· Landwirthschaftliche Flora (1866)

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