Family – Portulacaceae

Family – Portulacaceae. 2 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. PORTULACACEAE

164.01. PORTULACA L.

P.grandiflora Hook.* E.common rose moss, sun plant

P.oleraceaL.  S:genda-kola T:pulikkirai, pulichchankirai

P.quadrifida L.  S:heen-genda-kola

P.suffruticosa Wall, ex Wight & Am.

P.tuberosa Roxb.  S:uru-genda

P.wightiana Wall, ex Wight & Am.

164.02. TALINUM Adans.

T.paniculatum (Jacq.) Gaertn. [Talinum patens (L.) Willd.] S:gas-niviti, rata-niviti

T.triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.

 

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

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