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Portulaca

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portulaca

(Science: botany) A genus of polypetalous plants; also, any plant of the genus.

Portulaca oleracea is the common purslane. P. Grandiflora is a south American herb, widely cultivated for its showy crimson, scarlet, yellow, or white, ephemeral blossoms.

Origin: L, purslane.