Antirrhinum sempervirens

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Antirrhinum sempervirens Lapeyr.

Scrophulariaceae

Life form: shrub

Exposure: sun   7

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: ovate

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: poricidal capsule

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Lamianae
Ordo:
Scrophulariales

Antirrhinum sempervirens is a shrub.

Naming

Antirrhinum sempervirens was described by Philippe Picot de Lapeyrouse. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Antirrhinum sempervirens is a species in the genus Antirrhinum which contains approximately 30 to 137 species and belongs to the family of the Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 15 to 20 centimetres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Antirrhinum sempervirens has dark-green, simple leaves that are opposite. The leaves are ovate.

Flowers and Fruits

Antirrhinum sempervirens produces racemes of white flowers from June to July.

The shrubs produce poricidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Antirrhinum sempervirens is native to the Pyrenees and eastern Central Spain.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -18°C (USDA zone 7).

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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