Achimenes warszewicziana

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Achimenes warszewicziana (Regel) H.E.Moore

Gesneriaceae

Life form: perennial

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Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: cruciform
Fruit: septicidal capsule

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Lamianae
Ordo:
Scrophulariales

Achimenes warszewicziana is a perennial.

Naming

Achimenes warszewicziana was already described and the name validly published by Eduard August von Regel. It was Harold Emery Moore, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1962.

Taxonomy

Achimenes warszewicziana is a species in the genus Achimenes which contains approximately 28 to 55 species and belongs to the family of the Gesneriaceae (Gesneriad Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Achimenes warszewicziana has opposite leaves. The leaves are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Achimenes warszewicziana produces cruciform flowers from July to September.

The perennials produce septicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Achimenes warszewicziana is native to Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

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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