Amphilophium bauhinioides

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Amphilophium bauhinioides Bureau ex Baill.

Bignoniaceae

Life form: climber

 

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: elliptic

Division: ternate

Shape: tubular
Fruit: septicidal capsule

 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Lamianae
Ordo:
Scrophulariales

Amphilophium bauhinioides is a climber.

Naming

Amphilophium bauhinioides was already described and the name validly published by Henri Ernest Baillon based on a prior description by Louis Édouard Bureau. It was Lúcia Garcez Lohmann, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Amphilophium bauhinioides is a species in the genus Amphilophium which contains approximately 43 to 44 species and belongs to the family of the Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Amphilophium bauhinioides has ternate leaves that are opposite. The elliptic leaflets are entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Amphilophium bauhinioides produces tubular flowers that are arranged in racemes.

The climbers produce septicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Amphilophium bauhinioides is native to Brazil.

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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