Sesuvium portulacastrum

Family:AIZOACEAE
Species:Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
Common Name:Shoreline Sea Purslane; Large Sea Purslane
Habitat:Sandy beaches.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:SEPO2
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FACW (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyAIZOACEAE - Fig-Marigold or Ice-Plant family
Genus Sesuvium
Species Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus - Shoreline Sea Purslane; Large Sea Purslane

Citation

Citation SESUVIUM PORTULACASTRUM (Linnaeus) Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 1058. 1759.
Basionym: Portulaca portulacastrum Linnaeus 1753.
Type: CURACAO: Without data (lectotype: Hermann, Parad. Bat. t. 212. 1698). Lectotypified by Wijnands, Bot. Commelins 175. 1983.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Halimus portulacastrum Halimus portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 263. 1891.Portulaca portulacastrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Portulaca portulacastrum Portulaca portulacastrum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 446. 1753. CURACAO: Without data (lectotype: Hermann, Parad. Bat. t. 212. 1698). Lectotypified by Wijnands, Bot. Commelins 175. 1983
Pyxipoma polyandra Pyxipoma polyandra (Blume) Fenzl, Ann. Wiener Mus. Naturgesch. 2: 293. 1839.Trianthema polyandra Blume 1826. 
Sesuvium ortegae Sesuvium ortegae Sprengel, Bot. Gart. Halle, Nachtr. 36. 1801.  
Sesuvium pedunculatum Sesuvium pedunculatum Persoon, Syn. Pl. 2: 39. 1806. TYPE: INDIA:
Sesuvium polyandrum Sesuvium polyandrum (Blume) Fenzl ex Britten, in H. Forbes, Natur. Wand. E. Arch. 506. 1885.Trianthema polyandra Blume 1826. 
Sesuvium portulacastrum var. pedunculatum Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus, var. pedunculatum (Persoon) Cambessedes, in A. Saint-Hilaire et al., Fl. Bras. Merid. 2: 199. 1830.Sesuvium pedunculatum Persoon 1806. 
Sesuvium repens Sesuvium repens Willdenow, Enum. Pl. 521. 1809. INDIA:
Sesuvium revolutifolium Sesuvium revolutifolium Ortega, Nov. Pl. Descr. Dec. 19. 1797. CUBA
Sesuvium revolutum Syn. Pl. 2: 39. 1806. TYPE: INDIA:
Sesuvium sessile Syn. Pl. 2: 39. 1806.  
Trianthema polyandra Bijdr. 1137. 1826-1827. INDONESIA:

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Covington, Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, BRIT, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
USAM000000846 Mobile 08 Nov 1975 Michel G. Lelong
8904
USAM
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
AMAL00007936 Mobile 25 May 2003 D.D. Spaulding
11883
AMAL
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
BRIT68375 Mobile 16 Apr 1967 Kral, Robert
28456
BRIT
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
UNA00033061 Mobile 18 Nov 1978 John H. Wiersema
485
UNA
Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
USAM000000849 Mobile 21 Aug 1967 Michel G. Lelong
3616
USAM
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
USAM000000848 Baldwin 13 Dec 1978 Michel G. Lelong
10715
USAM
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
UNA00033071 Baldwin _ Jul 1878 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
UNA00033066 Mobile 9 May 1964 Rebecca Deramus
D69
UNA
Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
AMAL00018812 Baldwin 29 Oct 2008 Daniel D. Spaulding
13155b
AMAL
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
BRIT68377 Mobile 20 Aug 1968 Kral, Robert
32755
BRIT
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
JSU107610 Mobile 27 Mar 1993 J. M. Ballard
1188
JSU
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
BRIT68372 Mobile 01 Sep 1970 Rogers, Ken E.
4249
BRIT
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
TROY000000798 Mobile 25 May 2003 Daniel D. Spaulding
11883
TROY
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
JSU107609 Mobile 14 Oct 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12779
JSU
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
JSU107608 Mobile 21 Jun 1998 D. D. Spaulding
10343
JSU
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
UWAL0032808 Mobile 02 Oct 2015 Keener, Brian R.
9275
UWAL
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
BRIT68376 Mobile 26 Sep 1970 Rogers, Ken E.
603-B
BRIT
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
AUA000026195 Covington 30 NOV 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7192
AUA
SESUVIUM PORTULACASTRUM L.
AUA000026194 Baldwin 14 MAY 1955 MOORE, WILLIAM H.
AUA
SESUVIUM PORTULACASTRUM L.
BRIT68374 Mobile 25 May 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11883
BRIT
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
AUA000030783 Mobile 17 Apr 2010 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
4623
AUA
SESUVIUM PORTULACASTRUM
UWAL0043652 Baldwin 23 Aug 2001 Larsen, H.S.
944
UWAL
Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
SAMF0003709 Mobile 09 Apr 2005 Davenport, L. J.
3159
SAMF
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
TROY000047270 Baldwin 04 Oct 1975 Michel G. Lelong
8812
TROY
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
USAM000000850 Baldwin 04 Oct 1975 Michel G. Lelong
8812
USAM
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
TROY000040806 Baldwin 02 Jul 2011 Brian R. Keener
6580
TROY
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
AUA000026196 Mobile 25 MAY 1973 TAYLOR, JOHN
13288
AUA
SESUVIUM PORTULACASTRUM L.
USAM000000847 Mobile 24 Jun 1967 Michel G. Lelong
4097
USAM
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
UWAL0011946 Baldwin 02 Jul 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6580
UWAL
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
BRIT68373 Mobile 07 Jun 1971 Kral, Robert
43051
BRIT
Sesuvium portulacastrum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus
UNA00061147 Mobile 25 May 2003 D. D. Spaulding
11883
UNA
Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
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