Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata

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Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv.

Vitaceae

Life form: climber
Usage: ornamental plant

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: palmately lobed

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: berry

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Inflorescence: cyme

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata is a climber.

Naming

Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata was already described and the name validly published by Carl Johann Maximowicz. It was Yasuichi Momiyama, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

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

Characteristics

Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata - branches

Growth

The climbers are comparatively long-lived and reach heights of 5 to 10 metres.

Leaves

Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate. They are palmately lobed, dentate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata produces cymes of lime green five-stellate flowers from July to August.

The climbers carry ornamental berries.

Root System

Distribution

Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata is native to China, Korea and Japan.

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

The plants usually need very little maintenance.


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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