Ampelaster carolinianus

From Hortipedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Hortipedia Commons %LABEL_PRINTING QR Code

Ampelaster carolinianus (Walter) G.L.Nesom

Asteraceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: wet

Soil: sand

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

49C / fab0be 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Ampelaster carolinianus is a climber.

Naming

Ampelaster carolinianus was already described and the name validly published by Thomas Walter. It was Guy L. Nesom, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1995.

Taxonomy

Ampelaster carolinianus is the only species in the genus Ampelaster which belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers are comparatively long-lived and reach heights of 3,6 to 10 metres.

Leaves

Flowers and Fruits

Ampelaster carolinianus produces pink many-stellate flowers from November to December.

The climbers produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Ampelaster carolinianus is native to Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny situation on wet soil. The substrate should be sandy 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.

Non-commercial Links

This might also interest you

Commercial Links