Species within a genus

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PORTULACA (La)
Purslane (Le)
Family: PORTULACACEAE
porta, = a gate, entrance, passage, outlet, door of any kind; -ulus, = diminutive. portula, = a small door or gate; -acea, = indicates resemblance. portulaca, = purslain. (capsule opens like a gate)
(ld, BL, Le)
Portulaca oleracea (La)
Bobbejaandraad(PS) Common Purslane Igwanitsa Varkslaai
Location: (F, K)
(h)olus, (h)oleris, = kitchen or garden herbs of any kind; vegetables, especially, cabbage, colewort, turnips, greens; -aceus, = resembling, having the nature of, belonging to. (h)oleraceus, = resembling herbs, vegetable. (pertaining to kitchen gardens, either as a pot-herb or vegetable or weed)
(ld, BL)