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Sesuvium

Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
Sea Purslane
One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander at the Endeavour River. Very common on North Queensland beaches.

  Sesuvium portulacastrum Sesuvium portulacastrum
 
Description:Flower and leaves Description:Flower
  Location:Chinaman's Creek, Portsmith, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Chinaman's Creek, Portsmith, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚56.7228S,145˚45.0762E GPS coordinates:16˚56.7228S,145˚45.0762E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.: 3933 Field No.: 3933
     
  Sesuvium portulacastrum Sesuvium portulacastrum
 
Description:Plant Description:Flowering plant
  Location:Chinaman's Creek, Portsmith, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Chinaman's Creek, Portsmith, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚56.7228S,145˚45.0762E GPS coordinates:16˚56.7228S,145˚45.0762E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.: 3933 Field No.: 3933
     
  Sesuvium portulacastrum Sesuvium portulacastrum
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant
  Location:Chili Beach, Portland Roads, North Queensland Location:Chili Beach, Portland Roads, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:12˚37.275S  143˚26.271E GPS coordinates:12˚37.275S  143˚26.271E
  Date of photo:4 June 2013 Date of photo:4 June 2013
Field No.: 2104 Field No.: 2104


 

References (accessed 31 October 2016):

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Sesuvium~portulacastrum

Prescott, A. & Venning, J. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Aizoaceae. Flora of Australia 4:61

Williams, K.A.W. (1999), Native Plants of Queensland 4:354 

 

 

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Sesuvium portulacastrum