Galanthus woronowii

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Galanthus woronowii Losinsk.

Amaryllidaceae

Life form: bulb or tuber
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: basal
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: cup-shaped
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: pendant

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Amaryllidales
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Galanthus woronowii belongs to the group of bulbous and tuberous plants.

Contents

Naming

Galanthus woronowii was described by A.S.Losina- Losinskaja. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Galanthus woronowii is a species in the genus Galanthus which contains approximately 23 to 26 species and belongs to the family of the Liliaceae (Lily Family).

Characteristics

Galanthus woronowii - habitus
Galanthus woronowii - flowers

Growth

The plants reach heights of 10 to 15 centimetres.

Leaves

Galanthus woronowii has simple leaves that are basal. The leaves are entire.

Flowers and Fruits

Galanthus woronowii produces solitary pendant, white cup-shaped flowers from March to April.

The plants produce loculicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Galanthus woronowii is native to the Caucasus and Turkey.

Cultivation

The plants prefer a half-shady situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy loam.

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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