Aglaia pinnata

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Aglaia pinnata (L.) Druce

Meliaceae

Life form: shrub
Usage: economic plant

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: not specified
Fruit: berry

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Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rutanae
Ordo:
Rutales
Subordo:
Meliineae

Aglaia pinnata is a shrub.

Naming

Aglaia pinnata was already described and the name validly published by Carl Linnaeus. It was George Claridge Druce, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Aglaia pinnata is a species in the genus Aglaia which contains approximately 118 to 158 species and belongs to the family of the Meliaceae (Mahogeny Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Aglaia pinnata has imparipinnate leaves that are alternate. The leaflets are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Aglaia pinnata produces panicles of yellow flowers.

The shrubs produce berries.

Root System

Distribution

Aglaia pinnata is native to Southeast Asia and the Philippines.

Cultivation

Uses

The ornamental value of Aglaia pinnata lies especially in its fragrance.

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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