Portulaca


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Portulaca

plant genus in the family Portulacaceae. Contains high concentrations of oxalic acid and sometimes nitrate, either of which can cause fatal poisoning in hungry stock. Manifested by recumbency and high mortality in sheep. Includes P. australis, P. filifolia, P. oleracea (pigweed, purslane), P. sp.aff. oleracea (munyeroo, inland pigweed).
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Thus, in the present study the aqueous extract of Portulaca oleracea significantly reduced writhing response in acetic acid induced writhing test, suggesting its peripheral analgesic activity.
Portulaca oleracea Linn: a global panacea with ethnomedicinal and pharmacological potential.
The objective of this work was to investigate the effectiveness of salinity, drought and temperature on seeds of Portulaca oleracea L.
pugae, Stenocactus ochoterenianus, Polianthes multicolor y Portulaca guanajuatensis; esta ultima es endemica de San Jose Iturbide (Ocampo, 2002).
Five tropical forages were used in this experiment, the forage species were Leucaena leucocephala, Moringa oleifera, Portulaca oleracea, Guazuma ulmifolia and Brosimum alicastrum, this last one was included as control forage, due to previous feeding experience and chemical composition of this plant.
A number of species listed in Table 1 have spread into the area due to increasing human encroachment, such as Erigeron bonariensis, Portulaca olereaca, Sonchus oleraceus, and Solanum nigrum, as well as the halophytes Bassia muricata, Cressa cretica, Salsola imbricata, and Suaeda aegyptiaca.
Portulaca also known as the Moss Rose makes ideal ground cover.
praecox; arboles o arbustos como Jatropha cinerea, Bursera microphyla, Cyrtocarpa edulis, Bursera hindsiana, Sphaeralcea coulteri, Fouquieria diguetii, Colubrina glabra y Melochia tomentosa; arbustos no leguminosos como Amaranthus palmeri y Portulaca oleracea; especies de pastos como Aristida sp.
In the sedimentary area, the species with the highest densities were Staelia virgata, Richardia grandiflora, Mollugo verticilata, Evolvulus frankenioides, Phyllanthus niruri, Portulaca elatior, Hyptis atrorubens and Panicum trichoides, which together accounted for 71.
In the site of the Grand baobab, particularly in the dry zone (figure 5), we had an important grouping of Portulaca foliosa Ker-Gawl.
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