Portulaca pilosa L.
Linnaeus, C. (1753) Species Plantarum 1: 445.
Akulikuli; Hairy Portulaca
Flowers borne in heads or fascicles but usually with only one flower open at any time. Flowers 6-8 mm diam. surrounded by involucre of 6-9 bracts and dense wool. Calyx lobes ca. 3 mm long with dense 5-6 mm long white hairs at base. Corolla bright pink, 6-7 x 3 mm, connate at base. Stamens 20-30, filaments red, free. Ovary ca. 1.5 mm diam., the basal half densely clothed in white hairs. Style and stigma red, stigma 3-6 -lobed.
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A weed of gardens and other disturbed places.