Abstracts of papers,Annual Conference of Indian Society of Weed Science, 1981:30. 5 mm ± triangular, obtuse, united at the base. Crassulacean acid metabolism in the succulent C4 dicot, Portulaca oleracea L. under natural environmental conditions. http://www.flowersofindia.net/, GBIF, 2015. Flora of the West Indies., Washington DC, USA: Smithsonian Institution. An account of the genus Portulaca in Indo-Australia and the Pacific (Portulacaceae). Farm Science Journal. Portulaca rediviva Wawra Portulaca repens Roxb. Portulaca parensis Poelln. As a halophyte, the accumulation of salt in the soil will also inhibit the growth of other species. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Posted by Blogger at 7:50 AM. Portulaca quadrifida (choti lona) 1. Geesink R, 1969. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. In Mice Syed Kamil M1, LiyakhaT Ahmed MD2 and Paramjyothi S1* 1Department … Characterizing salt-tolerant plants using ecosystem and economic utilization potentials for Pakistan. Subbulakshmi S, Subbian P, Saravanan N, Prabakaran N K, 2009. African Flowering Plants Database - Base de Donnees des Plantes a Fleurs D'Afrique. Irrigation and soil salinity in the Indian subcontinent: past and present [ed. Meridiana quadrifida (L.) Poir. New record of plants of grapevine mealybug. As a prostrate herb, it is not otherwise especially competitive, but with extreme resistance to drought, it can become dominant in hot, arid conditions. Other uses mentioned by PROTA (2014) include as a diuretic, to treat rheumatism and gynaecological diseases, as a sedative, analgesic and cardiotonic, to treat fever, disorders of the urinary tract, worm diseases, as a tonic and choleretic, to treat dysentery and to apply externally to ulcers, eczema and dermatitis. New record of plants of grapevine mealybug. https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxon/taxonomysearch.aspx, Wagner WL; Lorence DH, 2015. Koch KE; Kennedy RA, 1982. Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list. There is no information available on the natural enemies of P. quadrifida. Advances in Horticultural Science, 6(3):125-128; 11 ref. as a veterinary lactation stimulant or as an anti-abortifacient. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Portulaca linifolia Forssk. Siwakoti M, 2000. Conf., Gt Britain 1953. Nature of dormancy and germination regulation in seeds of Portulaca quadrifida L. Japanese Journal of Ecology, 22(1):12-18. Portulaca quadrifida is a prostrate, annual or short-lived perennial herb with much-branched, spreading, articulated, fleshy … Manisha Kachare, Shubhi Pandey, Shailendra Kumar, 2005. CODEN (USA): IJPRIF ISSN : 0974-4304 Vol.2, No.2, pp 1386-1390, April-June 2010 Neuropharmacological Effects of Ethanolic Extract of Portulaca quadrifida Linn. > 0°C, dry summers, GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gateway. Portulaca pseudoquadrifida Poelln. Portulaca quadrifida L. Details; Images (2) Synonyms (6) References (6) Subordinate Taxa; Specimens; Distributions (15) Chromosome Counts (2) Accepted By: AFPD. Wallingford, UK: CABI, Flora of China Editorial Committee, 2015. Wageningen, Netherlands: Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. Geneva and Pretoria, Switzerland and South Africa: Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute. Blumea, 17:274-301. 2008. USDA-ARS (2014) describe the distribution of P. quadrifida as ‘pantropical, except Australia’ but the Flora of China Editorial Committee (2014) considers it as ‘probably native to Africa, now pantropical’. List of various diseases cured by Portulaca Grandiflora. by Grubben GJH, Denton OA]. C. Ulloa et al. 11 (3), 391-401. Alternation between 12 and 35°C gives higher rates of germination than a constant intermediate temperature. Nyffeler R; Eggli U, 2010. Portulaca quadrifida (chickenweed); habit, close view, showing stems, leaves and flowers. Portulaca species are annual or perennial herbs, stem erect or prostrate, usually woody at the base, branched, main root tuberous, fibrous, fleshy, sometimes rooting at nodes, trichomes on nodes and inflorescence present or absent. Fresh seeds need light for germination, but this requirement disappears in older seeds. It is also used for parasitic infection, for kidneys, pulmonary troubles, stomach troubles, venereal disease and as a diuretic, pain-killer or vermifuge (JSTOR Global Plants, 2014). African Plant Database, 2015. http://www.gbif.org/species. http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2, Flora of Pakistan, 2015. Description; Distribution; Uses; Notes; Citation; Description. 6 (3), 125-128. Portulaca quadrifida. Kokad S; Ahmad S, 2010. Gilbert MG; Phillips SM, 2000. P. quadrifida is also used as a traditional medicine in Africa and in China e.g. DC. P. quadrifida is widely used as a salad or vegetable and may be cultivated e.g. Portulaca pseudoquadrifida Poelln. Managing Natural Resources for Sustaining Future Agriculture; Research Briefings, 2(10):20 pp. Kachare M; Pandey S; Kumar S, 2005. In the present study the aqueous extract of Portulaca quadrifida 13,14 was evaluated for its phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities like a, analgesic, wound healing, skeletal muscle relaxant, and anti-depressant, anti-convulsant, anti-anxiety. as a veterinary lactation stimulant or as an anti-abortifacient. http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2, Flora of Pakistan, 2015. USA: St. Louis, Missouri and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ann Arbor, MI and New York, NY, USA: JSTOR. Flora Malesiana - Series 1, Spermatophyta, 7(1):121-133. Balikai RA, 1999. Papers. Tropical monsoon climate ( < 60mm precipitation driest month but > (100 - [total annual precipitation(mm}/25])), As - Tropical savanna climate with dry summer, < 60mm precipitation driest month (in summer) and < (100 - [total annual precipitation{mm}/25]), Aw - Tropical wet and dry savanna climate, < 60mm precipitation driest month (in winter) and < (100 - [total annual precipitation{mm}/25]), Cs - Warm temperate climate with dry summer, Warm average temp. Some of the plants which were to be used as fresh samples, were collected at the time of use and processed further without drying. It also occurs in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. It is used also as a culinary plant. capitata), cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. Sunday, January 6, 2013. Tropicos database. Earlier, in vivo investigation on the effective Portulaca imbricata Forsk. Singh (2005) notes that P. quadrifida may occur on alkaline soils but is not so common on saline soils. Disintegrating Portulacaceae: a new familial classification of the suborder Portulacineae (Caryophyllales) based on molecular and morphological data. Uses. There is little information with regards to the introduction and spread of P. quadrifida however, GBIF (2014) records specimens from the Caribbean (US Virgin Islands) from 1895, Indonesia from 1923 and Taiwan from 1920. P. quadrifida is also used as a traditional medicine in Africa and in China e.g. Although Ecocrop (2014) indicates that P. quadrifida benefits from moderate or high soil fertility, it may thrive in extremely infertile conditions. In Inflammation related to kidney and urinary bladder, plant is prepared … Weed shift in a maize (, http://www.agritech.tnau.ac.in/agriculture/agri_weedmgt_problemandparasiticmgt.html, https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxon/taxonomysearch.aspx, http://botany.edu/antilles/WestIndies/index, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. http://www.tropicos.org/, Mulla SK; Swamy P, 2012. > 10°C, Cold average temp. Vernacular Names. Petals 4 (5), yellow or orange or very rarely pink or purplish, almost free, c. 5 × 3 mm, elliptic to ovate. Portulaca quadrifida GC–MS analysis was not published earlier, and hence, this analytical report might pharmacological activities. It is also possible for P. quadrifida to regenerate vegetatively from small stem fragments (PROTA, 2014). Soil-solarization for the control of weeds in Pantanagar. The distribution of P. quadrifida is not clearly defined. CABI is a registered EU trademark. Tropical Pest Management, 37(2):144-148. - Used for asthma, cough, urinary discharges, inflammations and ulcers. PROTA, 2014. Bergianska Trädgården, Stockholm, Sweden. Leaf epidermal micromorphology of, Subbulakshmi S; Subbian P; Saravanan N; Prabakaran NK, 2009. It is a medicinal plant. Aug 14, 2016 - Explore S . 13 2.1 Introduction Phytochemistry or plant chemistry is concerned with the enormous variety of organic substances that are elaborated and accumulated by plants and deals with the chemical structures The mat-forming habit and prostrate stems which can root from the nodes easily distinguish P. quadrifida from other members of the genus (Gilbert and Phillips, 2000). Pesticides should always be used in a lawful manner, consistent with the product's label. Portulaca grandiflora. Creeping herb, rooting at the nodes; Leaves elliptic to cordate, 2-20 by 0.8-7 mm with c. 5 mm long axillary hairs. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils but prefers sand or sandy loams (PROTA, 2014). Richmond, Surrey, UK: Kew Databases. The stems root at the nodes where they are in contact with the ground. Tropicos website. It is used also as a culinary plant. He claimed that it reduced the sex drive, could expel worms, and relieved the pain of headaches. 358. http://www.prota4u.org/search.asp. Current research work comprises Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) study of two members of Portulaca Family namely, Portulaca pilosa & Portulaca quadrifida Linn.Portulaca pilosa is well known ornamental plant whereas Portulaca quadrifida Linn. http://botany.edu/antilles/WestIndies/index. The C4 metabolism helps to optimize photosynthesis in conditions of high heat and bright sunlight while enduring periods of limited water availability (Koch and Kennedy, 1982). The general uses are as a diuretic, to treat rheumatism and gynaecological diseases, as a sedative, analgesic and cardiotonic, to treat fever, disorders of the urinary tract, worm diseases, as a tonic and choleretic, to treat dysentery, and to apply externally to ulcers, eczema and dermatitis Portulaca quadrifida is a prostrate, mat-forming annual or short-lived perennial herb with much-branched, spreading, articulated, fleshy stems up to 30 cm long or longer. Capsule conical-ovoid, dehiscing horizontally c. 1/3 of the way up. July, 2012. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http://browsehappy.com/. For the purposes of this datasheet, P. quadrifida is treated as native to Africa and Western Asia and introduced elsewhere. This would have a negative economic impact however estimates of crop loss caused by the weed have not been calculated. botrytis), cucurbits (Cucurbitaceae family) and teosinte (Zea species) in India and in coffee (Coffea species) in Kenya and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) in Sudan. Flora Zambesiaca online (eFloras). Insect Environment. Seeds of P. quadrifida may be ingested by birds and dispersed locally to new locations through their droppings (PROTA, 2014). (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. Although portulaca grandiflora A perennial creeping plant, in culture it is grown as an annual, using most often in borders and stony gardens, window boxes and container culture. 5 (2), 81. P. quadrifida is found in the wild on bare patches of ground and among rocks, on sandy or stony soils, from sea-level up to 2000 m altitude. African Plant Database (2014) describe P. quadrifida as a plant of sandy river banks, open stony dry, or sub-desert grassland and shrubland, Acacia savanna; trampled areas, roadside and edges of cultivated fields. on human colon cancer cell lines. Missouri Botanical Garden, 2014. P. oleracea shade. The general uses are as a diuretic, to treat rheumatism and gynecological diseases, as a sedative. Due to the variable regulations around (de)registration of pesticides, your national list of registered pesticides or relevant authority should be consulted to determine which products are legally allowed for use in your country when considering chemical control. July, 2012. © 2021 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Famine Foods. It may also be fed to pigs and poultry (PROTA, 2014). Cytogenetics of some members of Portulacaceae and related families. CABI, Undated. It is often involuntarily introduced by the agency of man and readily occupies newly disturbed areas, compost and rubbish heaps and fields. Balikai R A, 1999. It is used as vegetable in piles 3. How Portulaca Grandiflora is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. In: Blumea, 17 274-301. In Rajasthan, India, the leaves, after boiling, are used in preparing bread by mixing with millet flour and in Tamil Nadu the leaves and tender shoots are cooked and eaten as greens (Flowers of India, 2014). Names of Portulaca Grandiflora in various languages of … Crop-weed competition studies in greenhouse and blackgram. Geesink R, 1972. Weed Contr. Evaluation of in vitro antimicrobial activity of Portulaca quadrifida L. International Journal of Plant Sciences (Muzaffarnagar), 4(2):494-497. Portulaca quadrifida L. Portulaca quadrifida L. is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Portulaca (family Portulacaceae). Family: Portulacaceae Acta Agronomica Hungarica, 57(2):111-117. http://www.akademiai.com/content/119692/, Tnau Agritech Portal, 2014. It is recommended either to burn or bury all removed material to prevent re-establishment. Portulaca microphylla A.Rich. Flora of Pakistan/Pakistan Plant Database (PPD). http://www.ijpbs.net/vol-3/issue-3/pharma/53.pdf. 57 (2), 111-117. http://www.akademiai.com/content/119692/ DOI:10.1556/AAgr.57.2009.2.2, Wagner WL, Lorence DH, 2015. Email This BlogThis! Use of herbicide for weed and disease control in cabbages. III:233-237. Additions to the Flora of Nepal - V. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany. Weed shift in a maize (Zea mays L.) - sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) cropping system. There are reports of P. quadrifida being controlled by herbicides and it is reported as being susceptible to MCPA and 2,4-D (Pfeiffer and Burleigh, 1958). Portulaca quadrifida, known as pusley, wild purslane, chicken weed (or chickenweed), single‑flowered purslane, small‑leaved purslane and 10 o'clock plant, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Portulaca, possibly native to Africa, but certainly widespread over the Old World Tropics, and introduced elsewhere. Kew Bulletin, 55(4):769-802. http://plants.jstor.org/. Under conditions of sub-lethal desiccation, the weed may propagate through shoot fragments. Saimbhi M S, Sandhu K S, Daljit Singh, Kooner K S, Dhiman J S, Dhillon N P S, 1992. The author collected a herbarium specimen of this species in Ethiopia and found that it was still alive and growing from between dry newspaper 12 months later (Chris Parker, Consultant, personal observation, 2015). A study by Mulla and Paramjyothi Swamy (2012) confirmed anti-cancer activity against human colon cancer HT-29 cells. As a consequence, the species is dispersed through irrigation systems. Integrated weed management for sustainable agriculture. http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/dataSheet?id=8882, Flora of China Editorial Committee, 2015. - Uses of seeds and leaves similar to those of Portulaca oleracea. After authentication, the plants were dried in . P. quadrifida is an annual species and the established plants are not believed to perennate. Generative development seems not to be influenced by photoperiod. Flora of Pakistan/Pakistan Plant Database (PPD). Additionally, directed applications of glyphosate + 2, 4-D have also been used in cropped fields (Tnau Agritech Portal, 2014). Studies on chemical weed control in (Pisum sativum L.) under different soil conditions. Seeds are used as vermicide Portulaca oleracea (Badi lona) 1. 24 (3), 655-656. If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact Famine Foods at kkalbaugh@purdue.edu. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Portulaca Grandiflora. Seeds of P. quadrifida are also easily spread by wind (PROTA, 2014). http://www.agritech.tnau.ac.in/agriculture/agri_weedmgt_problemandparasiticmgt.html, USDA-ARS, 2014. Ecocrop (2014) indicates a low or moderate tolerance, not exceeding an electrical conductivity of 4 dS/m (equivalent to 40mM NaCl). 14 (2), 89-90. A relatively small in height, about 20 cm, portulaca grandiflora attracts attention with beautiful flowers and fleshy leaves of cylindrical shape. Farm Science Journal, 14(2):89-90. In Africa P. pilosa has a similar habit to P. quadrifida and Geesink (1972) reported that a number of specimens from New Caledonia and the Pacific recorded as P. pilosa were often actually P. quadrifida. Portulaca parensis Poelln. JSTOR Global Plants Database. Wageningen, Netherlands: Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. Saimbhi MS; Sandhu KS; Daljit Singh; Kooner KS; Dhiman JS; Dhillon NPS, 1992. Bergianska Trädgården, Stockholm, Sweden. The longevity of seeds in the soil is presumed to be at least a few years but no estimates have been seen. Posted by Blogger at 7:50 AM No comments: Email This BlogThis! on Portulaca quadrifida Linn. Journal of Botany. This is possible as this species is able to tolerate desiccation and can grow vegetatively and regenerate from small fragments of stem. A review of the opposite-leaved species of Portulaca in Africa and Arabia. Has propagules that can remain viable for more than one year. Portulaca pilosa scientific classification. The Flora of China Editorial Committee (2014) comments that it is sometimes a troublesome weed of cultivation, as the plants break up very easily and small fragments can act as propagules. conservation and sustain able use of plant resour ce in the country. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, 11(3):391-401. The edible leaves are gathered from the wild and used locally. Flora of China. The seeds of some of the P. Portulaca quadrifida L. Details; Images (2) Synonyms (6) References (6) Subordinate Taxa; Specimens; Distributions (15) Chromosome Counts (2) Group: Dicot Rank: species Kind: Name of a new Taxon Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, lower, E, 85 Authors: Linnaeus, Carl von. They can be distinguished from each other as P. pilosa has alternate leaves, five petals and more numerous stamens whereas P. quadrifida has four petals and the leaves are opposite (PROTA, 2014). English Name – Chicken weed, Wild purslane Portulaca oleracea – Garden purslane, Verdolaga, Red root, Pursley It is also used for parasitic infection, for kidneys, pulmonary troubles, stomach troubles, venereal disease and as a diuretic, pain … The Chromosome number for P. quadrifida is variously reported as 2n= 18, 36 and 48 (Sharma and Bhattachyya, 1956; Missouri Botanic Garden, 2014; PROTA, 2014), with 2n= 48 being the most frequently quoted. Portulacaceae. New records of the Flora of the United Arab Emirates (Part 3). Insect Environment, 5(2):81. Portulaca (/ ˌ p ɔːr tj uː ˈ l eɪ k ə /, purslane) is the type genus of the flowering plant family Portulacaceae, comprising about 40-100 species found in the tropics and warm temperate regions. The temperature requirement appears to be the main regulator of germination and seeds can germinate over wide ranges of moisture content and photoperiods (Shukla, 1972). Ecocrop, 2014. http://www.prota4u.org/search.asp. Seeds many, c. 1 mm in diameter, greyish, reniform, verrucose with blunt tubercles. The wide distribution and large variation, seen in P. quadrifida, points to great genetic variability which enables the species to adapt to new environments (PROTA, 2014). ex Span. Due to its ability to survive desiccation and re-growth from small fragments of stem, it is especially important to prevent movement of weeded material via cultivation equipment. Scarification with sulphuric acid, dry storage for more than three months or high temperature pretreatment (58°C) for about one month can overcome dormancy. Washington DC, USA: Smithsonian Institution. Flowers of India. Weed shift in a maize (Zea mays L.) - sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) cropping system. The association of this species with extremely infertile soil conditions leads farmers (in Ethiopia) to consider it the cause of infertility. Naidu LM; Babu NK, 2009. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research. The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as an accepted name with … DescriptionPortulaca quadrifida is a prostrate perennial herb. Portulaca quadrifida. Additionally P. hereroensis has often been confused with P. quadrifida but this species is an annual which does not root adventitiously (Gilbert and Phillips, 2000). Randhawa KS; Sandhu KS; Saimbhi MS, 1981. PROTA4U web database. PROTA, 2014. It is a medicinal plant. Portulaca quadrifida (chickenweed); habit. See more ideas about portulaca flowers, flowers, plants. African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Srivastava A; Joshi AG; Raole VM, 2013. Portulaca chariensis A.Chev. Badi Lona – Portulaca oleracea Family – Portulacaceae. Singh NT, 2005. Portulaca meridiana L.fil. P. quadrifida typically has a high oxalate content which is potentially toxic but this is reduced by traditional cooking methods and rarely poses a risk. St. Louis, Missouri and Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Missouri Botanical Garden and Harvard University Herbaria. Bethlehem, USA: Lehigh University Press, 404 pp. ©Christer T. Johansson-2012/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0. P. quadrifida has C4 metabolism (PROTA, 2014) and is therefore well adapted to benefit from high temperature conditions. In India, selective control was achieved with metoxuron, metribuzin, methabenzthiazuron, terbutryn, methabenzthiazuron + fluchloralin and fluchloralin + metribuzin (Randhawa et al., 1981). Anticancer activity of ethanol and polyphenol extracts of, Srivastava A; Joshi AG; Raole VM, 2013. It is however likely that it is affected by many of those listed for P. oleracea. Additions to the Flora of Nepal - V. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 24(3):655-656. Normal hoeing is relatively ineffective against P. quadrifida as the plant can survive extremely desiccating conditions and can re-grow from small fragments of stem. Karim F M, 1993. Naidu and Babu (2009) confirmed anti-fungal activity against Aspergillus niger and Candida albicans. Online Database. Fresh leaves juice is applied externally as a remedy for herpes (visarpa) 2. Seeds may float on the surface of water and are not normally blocked by sieves because of their small size. As a plant of interest medicinally, however, there is some risk of deliberate introduction. 10 pp. Taxon, 59(1):227-240. Portulaca quadrifida uses. India (Bombay Presidency, Rajasthan western): the leaves, after boiling, are used in preparing a bread by mixing with Bajri (millet) or Jowari flour; (Rajasthan, western): whole plant is cut, boiled and used as a vegetable; (Madras Presidency): leaves and tender shoots cooked and eaten as greens. Flora of China., St. Louis, Missouri; Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Missouri Botanical Garden and Harvard University Herbaria. Homonyms Portulaca quadrifida L. The effect of ethanolic extract of Portulaca quadrifida L. on central and peripheral nervous system were studied by using spontaneous motor activity, in vivo muscle relaxant Solarization for 30 and 45 days provided 100% control in North India (Nasr-Esfahani, 1993). Nasr-Esfahani M, 1993. Portulaca Portulaca quadrifida L. respectively. Acta Agronomica Hungarica. 1st Nat. Integrated weed management in Kharif onion (Allium cepa L.) CV N-53. General information about Portulaca quadrifida (PORQU) Western Asia, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar), Africa from Sahel southwards. As only the most extreme desiccation is lethal, this is a very common phenomenon. Caryologia, 8:257-274. The risk of P. quadrifida being accidentally introduced into new areas is low as it is a slow-growing species with minimal risk of contamination of crop seed. Botanical Name Choti Lona – Portulaca quadrifida Family – Portulacaceae. In its native range of India, P. quadrifida is a significant weed in maize (Zea mays) (Subbulakshmi, 2009) and onions (Allium cepa) (Kachare et al., 2005). JSTOR Global Plants, 2014. formosana Hayata Portulaca quadrifida var. Portulaca quadrifida from ground of Arya PG College Panipat Growing wild in the ground Leaves opposite, flat blade and 5mm x 3mm, flowers yellow pls validate Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, 625 Agriculture Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, An equal access/equal opportunity university. http://apps.kew.org/efloras/search.do, Flowers of India, 2014. Portulaca pilosa. Pfeiffer RK; Burleigh R, 1958. New records of the Flora of the United Arab Emirates (Part 3). Wagner and Lorence (2015) in the Flora of West Indies also treat this species as native to much of the Caribbean. Leaf epidermal micromorphology of Portulaca L. species found in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. Commonly known as purslane, portulaca oleracea is used to treat a variety of afflictions including arthritis, headaches, burns, and coughs.This herb was described by Discorides in the first century AD as having medicinal powers. Its paste is applied as poultice in herpes, swelling, wound, burning sensation etc. Ovary conical-ovoid; style c. 5 mm long, thickened at the apex and with 4 spreading stigmas. http://www.tropicos.org/Project/Pakistan, Flora Zambesiaca, 2015. Leaf epidermal micromorphology of Portulaca L. species found in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. P. quadrifida is regarded as an agricultural weed in its native range, where it competes with many crop species. - Poultice of plant applied to erysipelas, hemorrhoids and abdominal complaints. Democratic Republic of Congo and in Rwanda. Article ID 368238. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jb/2013/368238/. Synonyms: Portulaca foliosa sensu Baker f.: Common names: Frequency: Status: Native: Description: Prostate annual herb, growing from a somewhat swollen taproot. Content. Portulaca meridiana L.f. Portulaca microphylla A.Rich. The stamen number and flower size of P. quadrifida however may be variable (PROTA, 2014). Portulaca diptera Zipp. Singh G; Ram IC; Singh D, 1991. Beltsville, Maryland, USA: National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. 's board "Portulaca Flowers", followed by 108 people on Pinterest. Data sheet - Portulaca quadrifida. It relieves burning and swelling. Portulaca oleracea has an extensive history of use as a medicinal herb. Proceedings of an Indian Society of Weed Science International Symposium, Hisar, India, 18-20 November 1993 Hisar, Haryana, India; Indian Society of Weed Science, Vol. Stems reddish, up to 25 cm long, often rooting at the nodes. There is, however, no evidence for any such effect. PROTA4U web database., [ed. Scientific Name: Portulaca quadrifida Scientific Name Author: L. IdentifiedBy: Mendonça, F.A. http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/index.php?langue=an. See distribution table for countries in which this species is recorded. Advances in Horticultural Science. http://botany.edu/antilles/WestIndies/index, Archana Srivastava, Joshi A G, Raole V M, 2013. Flowering in Pakistan is from August to March but flowering and fruiting can occur at any time of year when conditions are hot. Shukla SP, 1972. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Portulaca Quadrifida. Ethiopia (Worebabo woreda): leaves boiled and eaten. Rome, Italy: FAO. Portulaca quadrifida.17 Albino mice weighing 25-30g were selected, kept on overnight fasting, marked, and divided into 2 groups of six each. by Singh, N. T.]. Portulaca elatinoides A.Chev. Although not very competitive, due to its extreme resistance to drought, it can become dominant in hot, arid conditions forming dense mats and therefore decreasing native biodiversity. Germination is controlled by external factors such as light, the water content of the soil and temperature. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Plant Physiology, 69(4):757-761. This may be year-round in some areas. It is possible for P. quadrifida to be accidentally introduced to new areas through the movement of soil. Portulaca quadrifida var. Geesink R, 1969. Its juice is used as remedy in all types of bleeding diseases and fever 2. Sharma AK; Bhattacharyya NK, 1956. Flowers terminal, l(-3) on an infundibuliform, profusely hairy stem-apex, at edge with 4, seldom more leaves. Portulaca rediviva Wawra Stamens 8–12. Read – Spinach (Palak) – Uses, Qualities, Remedies, Research. Karim FM, 1993. 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