Ampelopsis bodinieri

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Ampelopsis bodinieri

Vitaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   5

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

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

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: ovate

Division: simple

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 bodinieri is a climber.

Naming

Ampelopsis bodinieri was already described and the name validly published by Augustin Abel Hector Léveillé and Eugène Vaniot. It was Alfred Rehder, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Ampelopsis bodinieri 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

Leaves

Ampelopsis bodinieri is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate. They are ovate with dentate margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Ampelopsis bodinieri produces cymes of green flowers from April to June.

In summer the climbers carry berries.

Root System

Distribution

Ampelopsis bodinieri is native to Central 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 -29°C (USDA zone 5).

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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