Abronia argillosa

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Abronia argillosa S.L.Welsh & Goodrich

Nyctaginaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Soil: sand - Soil: gritty-sandy - Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: clay - Soil: sandy clay - Soil: loamy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: nut

 

Inflorescence: capituli

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Caryophyllanae
Ordo:
Caryophyllales

Abronia argillosa is a perennial.

Naming

Abronia argillosa was described by Stanley Larson Welsh and Sherel Goodrich in 1980. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Abronia argillosa is a species in the genus Abronia which contains approximately 31 to 39 species and belongs to the family of the Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials are comparatively short-lived.

Leaves

Abronia argillosa is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Abronia argillosa produces five-stellate flowers that are arranged in capituli.

The perennials carry ornamental nuts.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The perennials prefer sandy, gritty-sandy, loamy, sandy-loamy, clay, sandy clay or loamy clay soil.

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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