Abronia turbinata

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Abronia turbinata Torr. ex S.Watson

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 turbinata is a perennial.

Naming

John Torrey already described Abronia turbinata but the name was validly published by Sereno Watson in 1871.

Taxonomy

Abronia turbinata 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

Leaves

Abronia turbinata is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Abronia turbinata produces capituli of white five-stellate flowers.

The perennials carry ornamental nuts.

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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