Talinum

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Talinum
Talinum fruticosum2.JPG
Talinum fruticosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Talinaceae
Genus: Talinum
Adans.
Species

See text.

Synonyms

Orygia Forssk.
Sabouraea Leandri[1]

Talinum is a genus of herbaceous succulent plants in the family Talinaceae (formerly in the family Portulacaceae) whose common names include fameflower and flameflower. Several species bear edible leaves, and Talinum fruticosum is widely grown in tropical regions as a leaf vegetable. Talinum paniculatum is grown as an ornamental plant.

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Talinum Adans.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  2. ^ "urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:699483-1". Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. [Ecklon & Zeyher]. IPNI. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 
  3. ^ a b "Species Records of Talinum ". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Talinum at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Talinum at Wikispecies