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Portulaca villosa
(Portulacaceae)

 
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Species description or overview

Portulaca villosa information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Portulaca villosa--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.

Portulaca villosa information from NTBG
Information about Portulaca villosa is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Portulaca villosa
Nomenclatural information about Portulaca villosa is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Portulaca villosa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Portulaca villosa--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Portulaca villosa information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Portulaca villosa, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Portulaca villosa
Nomenclatural information about Portulaca villosa is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Cultivation & propagation

Portulaca villosa ('ihi) propagation and cultivation (UH/CTAHR)
Propagation and cultivation information about Portulaca villosa ('ihi) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (UH/CTAHR).

Portulaca villosa information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Portulaca villosa--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.

In the Garden: Rare herb can add color
Ihi (Portulaca villosa), a rare, endemic coastal plant, is the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 6/16/2006).


Images

Portulaca villosa images by PT
Portulaca villosa images are presented online by Maui photographer Philip Thomas and are freely available for noncommercial use.

Images of Portulaca villosa (Portulacaceae) (ihi)
Links to high-resolution free images of Portulaca villosa (Portulacaceae) (ihi) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Portulaca villosa information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Portulaca villosa in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Portulaca villosa images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Portulaca villosa are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.

Portulaca villosa images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Portulaca villosa are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.


Distribution

Portulaca villosa information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Portulaca villosa in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Portulaca villosa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Portulaca villosa--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Where to see this species

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.


Books

Natural history of Nihoa and Necker Islands (citation)
The Nihoa and Necker Islands Biological Survey Handbook citation, list of taxa covered in this Bishop Museum publication, and link to purchase information are on the HEAR bibliography site.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Wood K. 2006. Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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