Aciphylla glacialis

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Aciphylla glacialis (F.Muell.) Benth.

Apiaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: loamy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: six-stellate
Fruit: achene

 

Inflorescence: compound umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: erect

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Cornidae
Superordo:
Aralianae
Ordo:
Araliales

Aciphylla glacialis is a perennial.

Naming

Aciphylla glacialis was already described and the name validly published by Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von Mueller. It was George Bentham, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1867.

Taxonomy

Aciphylla glacialis is a species in the genus Aciphylla which contains approximately 46 to 47 species and belongs to the family of the Apiaceae (Carrot Family). The type species of the genus is Aciphylla squarrosa.

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Aciphylla glacialis has alternate leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Aciphylla glacialis produces erect six-stellate flowers that are arranged in compound umbels.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Aciphylla glacialis is native to New South Wales and Victoria.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer loamy, sandy-loamy or loamy clay soil.

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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