Abronia elliptica

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Abronia elliptica A.Nelson

Nyctaginaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: nut

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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 elliptica is a perennial.

Naming

Abronia elliptica was described by Aven Nelson in 1899. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Abronia elliptica 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 reach heights of 30 to 90 centimetres.

Leaves

Abronia elliptica is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Abronia elliptica produces capituli of white five-stellate flowers from April to September.

The perennials produce nuts.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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Maintenance and Propagation

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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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