Ampelopsis aconitifolia

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Ampelopsis aconitifolia Bunge

Vitaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   6

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam - Soil: sandy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: lanceolate

Division: digitate

Shape: not specified
Fruit: berry

134B / 229143 

Inflorescence: cyme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Vitanae
Ordo:
Vitales

Ampelopsis aconitifolia is a climber.

Naming

Ampelopsis aconitifolia was described by Alexander Andrejewitsch von Bunge in 1833. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Ampelopsis aconitifolia is a species in the genus Ampelopsis which contains approximately 40 to 58 species and belongs to the family of the Vitaceae (Grape Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 1 to 12 metres.

Leaves

Ampelopsis aconitifolia is deciduous. The digitate leaves are alternate. The lanceolate leaflets are entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Ampelopsis aconitifolia produces cymes of green flowers from May to August.

In summer the climbers carry berries.

Root System

Distribution

Ampelopsis aconitifolia is native to Mongolia and North China.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on fresh to moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy or sandy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

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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