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Specimen: K000313631
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Family: Portulacaceae Type Status: holotype
Current Name: Portulaca conoidea S.M.Phillips Phenology:
Collector: Gachathi, F.N. Plant Parts: Stems, leaves
Collector no: 20624 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 1937 Project: African Types
Country: Kenya Habitat: Open bushland on deep red sand
Location: Dadaab - Wajir Rd. just N. of Lagh Dera. Plant Description: Leaves succulent. Flowers rose. Occasional. 10 stamens, 3 styles, usually long slender capsule testa cells substellate - conical micropapillate stems
Lat and Long: 0 12 N , 40 20 E General Comments: Dalbergia eremicola, Jatropha dichtar, Diospyros wajirensis, Commiphora ? erythraea. Additional notes on label.
Data Source: label
Altitude: 150.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Portulaca conoidea S.M.Phillips      Author citation previously entered as: Phillips. 
Portulaca foliosa Ker Gawl.  Gillett; Gachathi  12/05/1974 
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000313631
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