Acomastylis rossii

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Acomastylis rossii (R.Br.) Ser.

Rosaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape:

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: nutlet

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Inflorescence: cyme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales

Acomastylis rossii is a perennial.

Naming

Acomastylis rossii was already described and the name validly published by Robert Brown. It was Edward Lee Greene, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Acomastylis rossii is a species in the genus Acomastylis which contains 6 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 15 to 30 centimetres.

Leaves

Acomastylis rossii has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are , crenate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Acomastylis rossii produces cymes of yellow five-stellate flowers from June to August.

The perennials produce nutlets.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy 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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