[pawr-chuh-luh-key-shuh s, pohr-] /ˌpɔr tʃə ləˈkeɪ ʃəs, ˌpoʊr-/

belonging to the Portulacaceae, the purslane family of plants.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Portulacaceae, a cosmopolitan family of mainly fleshy-leaved flowering plants common in the US


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