Galatella punctata

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Galatella punctata (Waldst. & Kit.) Nees

Asteraceae

Life form: subshrub

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Galatella punctata is a subshrub.

Naming

Galatella punctata was already described and the name validly published by Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein and Pál Kitaibel. It was Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1832.

Taxonomy

Galatella punctata is a species in the genus Galatella which contains approximately 40 to 60 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The subshrubs reach heights of 25 to 50 centimetres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Galatella punctata has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are lanceolate, entire and sessile.

Flowers and Fruits

Galatella punctata produces umbels of light-purple many-stellate flowers.

The subshrubs produce achenes.

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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