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Portulaca grandiflora Hook.

Synonyms

Portulaca hilaireana, Portulaca immersostellulata, Portulaca mendocinensis, Portulaca multistaminata, Portulaca pilosa

Common names

Purslane, rose moss

Extract from Wikipedia article

Portulaca grandiflora is a flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay and often cultivated in gardens. It has many common names, including moss-rose purslane, eleven o'clock, Mexican rose, moss rose, sun rose, and rock rose.[+]

LinkRed flowers of purslane (rose moss, Portulaca grandiflora Tequila Cherry ) planted on Corniche promenade. Doha, Qatar, June 18, 2015
Location on mapsCorniche Promenade, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlower buds of purslane (rose moss, Portulaca grandiflora Tequila White ) planted on Corniche promenade. Doha, Qatar, June 18, 2015
Location on mapsCorniche Promenade, Doha, Qatar
LinkHoney bees on flowers of purslane (rose moss, Portulaca grandiflora Tequila White ) planted on Corniche promenade. Doha, Qatar, June 18, 2015
Location on mapsCorniche Promenade, Doha, Qatar
LinkRed flower of purslane (rose moss, Portulaca grandiflora) planted in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, November 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.