Abronia nana subsp. covillei

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Abronia nana subsp. covillei (Heimerl) Munz

Nyctaginaceae

Life form: perennial

 

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 nana subsp. covillei is a perennial.

Naming

Abronia nana subsp. covillei was already described and the name validly published by Anton Heimerl. It was Philip Alexander Munz, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1958.

Taxonomy

Abronia nana subsp. covillei is a subspecies 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 nana subsp. covillei is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Abronia nana subsp. covillei produces five-stellate flowers that are arranged in capituli.

The perennials produce nuts.

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Distribution

Cultivation

Uses

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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