Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Portulaca oleracea
Portulacaceae Juss.
Portulaca oleracea L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 445 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in Europa australi, India, Ins. Ascensionis, America."
Brown, R. in Flinders, M. (1814), General remarks, geographical and systematical, on the Botany of Terra Australis. A Voyage to Terra Australis 2, Appendix III: 592 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (24 October 1854), Second general report of the Government Botanist on the vegetation of the Colony. Victoria - Parliamentary Papers- Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly: 10 [secondary reference]
Hooker, J.D. (1859), Introductory Essay. The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. Discovery ships Erebus and Terror. III. Flora Tasmaniae 2(11): xliv [secondary reference]
Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 169 [secondary reference]
Tate, R. (1880), A Census of the Indigenous Flowering Plants and Ferns of Extra-Tropical South Australia. Transactions, proceedings and report, Royal Society of South Australia 3: 56 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1881), A catalogue of plants collected during Mr. Alexander Forrest's geographical exploration of North-west Australia in 1879. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 14: 86 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 27 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 48 [secondary reference]
common name: Pigweed [n/a]
  • Vernacular: Thukouro
Domin, K. (October 1914), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 20(85): 96 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 224 [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a]
Domin, K. (1926), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 649-650 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Portulaca officinarum Crantz legitimate
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 345-346, Fig. 497 [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a]
Specht, R.L. in Specht, R.L. & Mountford, C.P. (ed.) (August 1958), The Gymnospermae and Angiospermae collected on the Arnhem Land Expedition. Records of the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land No. 3 Botany and Plant Ecology: 228 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 155 [secondary reference]
common name: Pig Weed [n/a] common name: Purslane [n/a]
Chippendale, G.M. & Murray, L.R. (1963), Poisonous Plants of the Northern Territory: 42, Fig. 17, 67 [secondary reference]
common name: Munyeroo [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Geesink, R. (1969), An account of the Genus Portulaca in Indo-Australia and the Pacific (Portulacaceae). Blumea 17(1): 292-293 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Portulaca oleracea var. sativa (Haw.) DC. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Portulaca oleracea var. gracilescens Domin legitimate
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 161, Fig. 143. [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Chippendale, G.M. (17 April 1972), Check List of Northern Territory Plants. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 96(4): 234 BHL [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1975), Angiospermae: Ranunculaceae to Myrtaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania Edn. 2, 1: 78 [secondary reference]
common name: Common Purslane [n/a]
Cunningham, G.M., Mulham, W.E., Milthorpe, P.L. & Leigh, J.H. (1981), Plants of Western New South Wales: 300 [secondary reference]
common name: Munyeroo [n/a] common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Common Pigweed [n/a]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 178 [secondary reference]
Toelken, H.R. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Portulacaceae. Flora of Central Australia: 40-41, Fig. 64 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Portulacaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 104, 106, Fig. 13H [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 236 [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 76 [secondary reference]
Gray, M. & Michael, P.W. (1986), List of plants collected at the old Flemington Saleyards, Sydney, New South Wales. Plant Protection Quarterly 1(4): 140 [secondary reference]
common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 69 [secondary reference]
West, J.G. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Portulacaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 101-102 [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a]
West, J.G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Portulacaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 179 [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
West, J.G. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Portulacaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 137, Fig. 36E [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Du Puy, D.J., Telford, I.R.H. & Orchard, A.E. (1993), Portulacaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 120 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 89-90 [secondary reference]
common name: Portulaca [n/a]
Hyland, B.P.M., Gray, B. & Elick, R.W. in Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Appendix I: Provisional Species List. Fruits of the Rainforest: 310 [secondary reference]
Williams, D.G. (1994), Vegetation and flora of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin 404: 571 [secondary reference]
common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Kenneally, K.F., Edinger, D.C. & Willing, T. (1996), Broome and Beyond. Plants and people of the Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley, Western Australia: 168 [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
  • Vernacular: grassawassa (Nyul Nyul)
Walsh, N.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Portulacaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 216, Fig. 40a-b [secondary reference]
common name: Common Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
West, J.G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Portulacaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 179 [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
Western Australian Herbarium (2007), FloraBase: the Western Australian Flora Version 2.5: - [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a]
Bean, A.R. (26 February 2007), A new system for determining which plant species are indigenous in Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 20(1): 38, Fig. 48 (map) [secondary reference]
State Herbarium of South Australia (2008), Fact sheets. The Electronic Flora of South Australia: - [secondary reference]
common name: Common Purslane [n/a] common name: Common Pigweed [n/a]
  • Vernacular: Munyeroo
National Herbarium of New South Wales (2009), PlantNET Flora of New South Wales Online: - [secondary reference]
common name: Purslane [n/a] common name: Pigweed [n/a]
  • APC Comment: Varietal rank not recognised in CoI, ChI, AR, LHI, NI, ACT, or Tas.
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), CoI (naturalised), ChI (naturalised), AR (naturalised), NT, SA, Qld, CSI (naturalised), NSW, LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT, Vic, Tas
  • Vernacular: Munyeroo
Uotila, P., Sennikov, A.N. & Danin, A. (2012), The nomenclature of Portulaca oleracea and P. sativa (Portulacaceae). Willdenowia 42(1): 26 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Portulaca officinarum Crantz legitimate
CHAH (2016), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Portulaca sativa Haw. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Portulaca oleracea var. sativa (Haw.) DC. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Portulaca oleracea var. gracilescens Domin legitimate
  • APC Comment: Varietal rank not recognised in CoI, ChI, AR, LHI, NI, ACT, or Tas.
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), CoI (naturalised), ChI (naturalised), AR (naturalised), NT (native and naturalised), SA, Qld (naturalised), CSI (naturalised), NSW, LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT, Vic (uncertain origin), Tas
de Salas, M.F. & Baker, M.L. (2016), A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 65 [secondary reference]