Adenocarpus complicatus

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Adenocarpus complicatus (L.) J.Gay

Fabaceae

Life form: shrub

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Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: ternate

Shape: pea-shaped
Fruit: legume

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales
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Adenocarpus complicatus is a shrub.

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Naming

Adenocarpus complicatus was already described and the name validly published by Carl Linnaeus. It was Claude Gay, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Adenocarpus complicatus is a species in the genus Adenocarpus which contains approximately 26 to 40 species and belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 3,5 to 4 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Adenocarpus complicatus is deciduous. The ternate leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Adenocarpus complicatus produces yellow pea-shaped flowers from May to July.

The shrubs produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Adenocarpus complicatus is native to France and the Benelux, the Iberian Peninsula, the Apennine Peninsula, the Balkan Peninsula, Turkey, Syria, Morocco and Algeria.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer dry to moderately moist soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -7°C (USDA zone 9).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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