Definition of Genus Portulaca

1. Noun. Genus of mainly tropical fleshy or trailing herbs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Portulaca

genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes
genus Popillia
genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus
genus Porphyra
genus Porphyrio
genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca (current term)
genus Portunus
genus Porzana
genus Potamogale
genus Potamogeton
genus Potamophis
genus Potentilla
genus Poterium
genus Pothos
genus Potorous
genus Potos
genus Pouteria
genus Praunus
genus Prenanthes
genus Presbytes

Literary usage of Genus Portulaca

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1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"... to the family Portulacaceae, the name Portulacaceae would have to be Examples. — If it were to be shown that the genus Portulaca does not gave the name ..."

2. Curtis's Botanical Magazine Or Flower-garden Displayedby William Curtis, John Sims by William Curtis, John Sims (1803)
"... and the following article were drawn, has given the moft complete account of the genus PORTULACA, ..."

3. Botanical names for English readers by Randal Hibbert Alcock (1876)
"the genus Portulaca, now to this one, which is similar in habit. Por'tula, Dillenius. L., portulaca, Purslane. ..."

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