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Sesuvium portulacastrum

Common Names

Sea purslane [Field Guide to Common Saltmarsh Plants of Queensland]

Family

Aizoaceae

Name ref

Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.

Distribution

Localities (not complete):

Habitat

Recorded from saltmarshes in Queensland [2]

Biology

Biological Interactions  
Group Taxon
  4 taxa
Vascular Plants Avicennia_marina
Vascular Plants Aegialitis annulata
Vascular Plants Aegiceras corniculatum
Vascular Plants Sporobolus virginicus

PlantNET: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Sesuvium~portulacastrum
Noosa's Native Plants: http://www.noosanativeplants.com.au/plants/444/sesuvium-portulacastrum
FloraBase: http://florabase.calm.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2818
Field Guide to Common Saltmarsh Plants of Queensland: http://www.alocasia.com.au/qld_saltmarsh_plants/herbarium/succulent/sea-purslane

-- AnnaSenior - 10 Feb 2011

References

  1. Thom, B.G., Wright, L.D. and Coleman, J.M. (1975). Mangrove ecology and deltaic-estuarine geomorphology: Cambridge Gulf-Ord River, Western Australia. J. Ecol. 63(1): 202-232. Available online: http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/2258851.pdf (more)
  2. Johns, L. (2006). Field Guide to Common Saltmarsh Plants of Queensland. Dept Primary Industries and Fisheries, Qld. Most content available online: (more)

Biological Interactions
Relation Taxon GroupSorted ascending
OccursWith Aegialitis_annulata Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Aegiceras_corniculatum Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Avicennia_marina Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Sporobolus_virginicus Vascular_Plants