Zaleya pentandra (L.) C. Jeffrey, Kew Bull. 14: 238 1960. (syn: Limeum kenyense Suess.; Rocama arabica J. F. Gmel.; Rocama prostrata Forsk.; Trianthema digyna DC.; Trianthema pentandra L.);
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Africa to Israel and Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan to India: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gulf States, India, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe as per POWO;
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Common name: Five-Stamen Horse Purslane • Hindi: Itsit • Tamil: Sakthichaaranai
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Zaleya pentandra (L.) C.Jeffrey submission AS4 March21
4 images.

Here’s one new addition to our site.
Zaleya pentandra (L.) C.Jeffrey
Family – Aizoaceae
Common Name – Five Stamen Horse Purslane
Photographed at Jaipur, Rajasthan
In December 2018


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Flora of Haryana: 25122011BS-1: Zaleya Burm. f., from Hisar for id: Zaleya Burm. f., from Hisar for id of species
family: aizoaceae
No flowers seen, growing wild in a roadside area in Hisar (Haryana),
Succulent leaves about 2 cm. Shot on 15-12-11


Should be Zaleya pentandra (L.) C.Jeffrey


 

 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of Zimbabwe  Flora of Pakistan  FOP illustration  Flora of peninsular India Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  Useful Tropical Plants

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