Acanthostachys strobilacea

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Acanthostachys strobilacea (Schult. & Schult.f.) Klotzsch

Bromeliaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Arrangement: basal
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: tubular
Fruit: berry

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Bromelianae
Ordo:
Bromeliales

Acanthostachys strobilacea is a perennial.

Naming

Acanthostachys strobilacea was already described and the name validly published by Josef August Schultes and Julius Hermann Schultes. It was Johann Friedrich Klotzsch, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Acanthostachys strobilacea is a species in the genus Acanthostachys which contains 2 species and belongs to the family of the Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 90 to 100 centimetres.

Leaves

Acanthostachys strobilacea is evergreen. The dark-green, simple leaves are basal. They are linear, dentate and sessile.

Flowers and Fruits

Acanthostachys strobilacea produces yellow tubular flowers.

The perennials produce berries.

Root System

Distribution

Acanthostachys strobilacea is native to Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.

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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