Aerva lanata

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Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.

Amaranthaceae

Life form: perennial
Usage: economic plant

 

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

 

Inflorescence: spike

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Aerva lanata is a perennial.

Naming

Aerva lanata was already described and the name validly published by Carl Linnaeus. It was Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Aerva lanata is a species in the genus Aerva which contains approximately 23 to 31 species and belongs to the family of the Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Aerva lanata has simple leaves. The leaves are entire.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Aerva lanata are arranged in spikes.


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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