Acantholimon ulicinum var. creticum

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Acantholimon ulicinum var. creticum (Boiss.) Bokhari & J.R.Edm.

Plumbaginaceae

Life form: subshrub

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: acicular

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Plumbaginanae
Ordo:
Plumbaginales

Acantholimon ulicinum var. creticum is a subshrub.

Naming

Acantholimon ulicinum var. creticum was already described and the name validly published by Pierre Edmond Boissier. It was Mumtaz Hussain Bokhari and John Richard Edmondson, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1982.

Taxonomy

Acantholimon ulicinum var. creticum is a variety in the genus Acantholimon which contains approximately 301 to 324 species and belongs to the family of the Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acantholimon ulicinum var. creticum is evergreen. The simple leaves are alternate. They are acicular with entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

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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