Aciphylla glaucescens

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Aciphylla glaucescens W.R.B.Oliv.

Apiaceae

Life form: perennial

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

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: acicular

Division: tripinnate

Shape: six-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: compound umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: erect

Growth form: stemless

Taxonomy

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

Aciphylla glaucescens is a perennial.

Naming

Aciphylla glaucescens was described by Walter Reginald Brook Oliver in 1956. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Aciphylla glaucescens 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

Aciphylla glaucescens - leaves

Growth

The perennials have a stemless growth and reach heights of 80 to 100 centimetres.

Leaves

Aciphylla glaucescens has yellow-green, tripinnate leaves that are alternate. The leaflets are acicular.

Flowers and Fruits

Aciphylla glaucescens produces compound umbels of erect, light-green six-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Aciphylla glaucescens is native to New Zealand.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer loamy, sandy-loamy or loamy clay soil. The perennials tolerate temperatures down to -18°C (USDA zone 7).

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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