Portulaca, with terete leaves, grows sparingly on the mild rich soil.
terete, long and round; same as cylindrical, only it may taper.
terete′, cylindrical and tapering, columnar; Tereticau′date, round-tailed.
Leaves short, filiform, terete, solid—the channel hardly discernible.
The grain is fusiform, terete and within the nut-like polished hardened glume.
Grain is small, fusiform, terete and enclosed in the nut-like polished and hardened first glume.
Spikelets many-flowered, terete, clustered or solitary, axillary and terminal.
The leaf-sheaths are terete or somewhat compressed, glabrous, sometimes ciliated near the node and shorter than the internode.
Pod a short silique or a silicle, varying from oblong-linear to globular, terete or nearly so; valves strongly convex, nerveless.
Pod linear, terete or somewhat 4-sided, the valves being keeled by a mid-nerve.