- a portulaca, Portulaca grandiflora, widely cultivated for its showy flowers.
Also called moss rose.
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Yes, it was almost exactly like the beautiful flower of the rose-moss, only smaller.A Little Garden Calendar for Boys and Girls
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- a low-growing portulacaceous plant, Portulaca grandiflora, native to Brazil but widely cultivated as a garden plant for its brightly coloured flowers
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