Acis trichophylla

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Acis trichophylla Schousb.

Amaryllidaceae

Life form: bulb or tuber
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: sun   7

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: basal
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: campanulate
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

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Inflorescence: umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: nodding

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Amaryllidales

Acis trichophylla belongs to the group of bulbous and tuberous plants.

Naming

Acis trichophylla was described by George Don in 1830. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Acis trichophylla is a species in the genus Acis which contains 9 species and belongs to the family of the Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The plants reach heights of 10 to 30 centimetres.

Leaves

Acis trichophylla has simple leaves that are basal. The leaves are linear and entire.

Flowers and Fruits

Acis trichophylla produces umbels of nodding, white campanulate flowers from January to April.

The plants produce loculicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Acis trichophylla is native to southern Spain, Portugal and Morocco.

Cultivation

The plants prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy loam. They 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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