Amphilophium mansoanum

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Amphilophium mansoanum (DC.) Bureau

Bignoniaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: ovate-lanceolate

Division: paripinnate

Shape: tubular
Fruit: septicidal capsule

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Amphilophium mansoanum is a climber.

Naming

Amphilophium mansoanum was already described and the name validly published by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. It was Lúcia Garcez Lohmann, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Amphilophium mansoanum 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 mansoanum is evergreen. The paripinnate leaves are opposite. The ovate-lanceolate leaflets are entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Amphilophium mansoanum produces tubular flowers.

The climbers produce septicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Amphilophium mansoanum is native to Brazil.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy loam.

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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