Euonymus fimbriatus

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Euonymus fimbriatus Wall.

Celastraceae

Life form: tree

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   8

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam - Soil: sandy clay

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: ovate

Division: simple

Shape: cruciform
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

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Inflorescence: cyme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Celastranae
Ordo:
Celastrales

Euonymus fimbriatus is a tree.

Naming

Euonymus fimbriatus was described by Nathaniel Wallich. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Euonymus fimbriatus is a species in the genus Euonymus which contains approximately 145 to 183 species and belongs to the family of the Celastraceae (Bittersweet Family). The type species of the genus is Euonymus europaeus.

Characteristics

Growth

The trees reach heights of 10 to 15 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Euonymus fimbriatus is deciduous. The simple leaves are opposite. They are ovate, serrulate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Euonymus fimbriatus produces cymes of ligth-yellow cruciform flowers from April to May.

The trees produce loculicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Euonymus fimbriatus is native to the Himalaya.

Cultivation

The trees prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on fresh to moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy or sandy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

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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