Exostema caribaeum

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Exostema caribaeum (Jacq.) Schult.

Rubiaceae

Life form: shrub

 

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: ovate

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: not specified

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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:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Gentiananae
Ordo:
Rubiales
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Exostema caribaeum is a shrub.

Contents

Naming

Exostema caribaeum was already described and the name validly published by Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin. It was Josef August Schultes, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1819.

Taxonomy

Exostema caribaeum is the type species of the genus Exostema which contains approximately 50 to 51 species and belongs to the family of the Rubiaceae (Madder Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Exostema caribaeum has simple leaves that are opposite. The leaves are ovate, sinuate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Exostema caribaeum produces white five-stellate flowers.


Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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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