William Kiger, 2001
U.S.A., Northern Mexico
||Grit - Mix
Yellow - Red - Pink
aurantiacum, Engelm. 1850.
Talinum angustissimum, Wooton & Standl. 1913.
Talinum whitei, I.M. Johnst. 1940.
This member of the
Portulacaceae family was given this name by Robert
William Kiger in 2001. It is found
in southern U.S.A. and northern Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to two
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 20 or even 50 centimetres in
flowers are from yellow over orange to red and pink, although orange
is most common.
genera name from Greek ephemoros; 'living for a day' and
anthos; 'flower'. The species name means 'orange- red'.