Acleisanthes wrightii

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Acleisanthes wrightii (A.Gray) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Hemsl.

Nyctaginaceae

Life form: perennial

 

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 wrightii is a perennial.

Naming

Acleisanthes wrightii was already described and the name validly published by Asa Gray. It was William Botting Hemsley, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1882 based on a prior description by George Bentham and Joseph Dalton Hooker.

Taxonomy

Acleisanthes wrightii 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 wrightii has simple leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Acleisanthes wrightii produces white flowers from March to November.


Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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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