Pentactina rupicola

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Pentactina rupicola Nakai

Rosaceae

Life form: shrub

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: follicle

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Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales

Pentactina rupicola is a shrub.

Naming

Taxonomy

Pentactina rupicola is the only species in the genus Pentactina which belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Pentactina rupicola is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Pentactina rupicola produces panicles of white five-stellate flowers in June.

The shrubs produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

Pentactina rupicola is native to Korea.

Cultivation

The shrubs tolerate temperatures down to -29°C (USDA zone 5).

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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