Acleisanthes longiflora

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Acleisanthes longiflora A.Gray

Nyctaginaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Caryophyllanae
Ordo:
Caryophyllales

Acleisanthes longiflora is a perennial.

Naming

Acleisanthes longiflora was described by Asa Gray in 1853. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Acleisanthes longiflora is a species in the genus Acleisanthes which contains approximately 19 to 21 species and belongs to the family of the Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 30 to 90 centimetres.

Leaves

Acleisanthes longiflora has simple leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Acleisanthes longiflora produces white flowers from May to September.


Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on fresh to moist 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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