Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa

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Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa (L.) Fernald

Fabaceae

Life form: climber

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: ternate

Shape: pea-shaped
Fruit: legume

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa is a climber.

Naming

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa was already described and the name validly published by Carl Linnaeus. It was Merritt Lyndon Fernald, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1937.

Taxonomy

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa is a variety in the genus Amphicarpaea which contains 7 species and belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers are comparatively long-lived.

Leaves

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa has ternate leaves that are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa produces pea-shaped flowers.

The climbers produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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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