Portulaca oleracea L. subsp. oleracea (Sp. Pl. 445. 1753.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (exotic), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Beata, Dominican Republic, Gonave, Haiti, Navassa, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (native)[ Caja de Muertos, Desecheo, Icacos, Mona, Monito, Santiago, Vieques], Virgin Islands (native) (Anegada, Guana Islands, Jost van Dyke, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (native),
Common Names: Amor dormido (Dominican Republic), Coupe pied (Haiti), Coupier (Haiti), Courpier (Haiti), Koupye (L. Antilles), Porcelaine (Haiti), Porcelana (Dominican Republic), Portulaca (Dominican Republic), Pourpier (Haiti), Pourpier (L. Antilles), Purslane (Bahamas), Purslane (L. Antilles), Pusley (L. Antilles), Pussley (Jamaica), Verdolaga (Cuba), Verdolaga (Dominican Republic), Verdolaga (Puerto Rico), Verdolaga verdadera (Cuba),
Synonyms: Portulaca oleracea L. var. parvifolia (Haw.) Griseb. (Fl. Brit. W. I. 57. 1859.), Portulaca parvifolia Haw. (Syn. Pl. Succ. 122. 1812.),
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