Portulaca grandiflora Hook. APNI*
Description: Herb with stems to 20 cm long.
Axillary hairs conspicuous, usually > 5 mm long.
Leaves linear, terete, 10–20 mm long. Flowers in 1–4-flowered heads. Petals 15–20 mm long, yellow. Stamens usually > 30. Capsules and seeds not seen.
Distribution and occurrence: Often cultivated as an ornamental; rarely fully naturalized. Native of S Amer.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC
Text by J. G. West
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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