Angostura trifoliata

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Angostura trifoliata (Willd.) T.S.Elias

Rutaceae

Life form: tree

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: ovate

Division: ternate

Shape: not specified
Fruit: septicidal capsule

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Canopy: rounded to broadly spreading

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rutanae
Ordo:
Rutales
Subordo:
Rutineae

Angostura trifoliata is a tree.

Naming

Angostura trifoliata was already described and the name validly published by Carl Ludwig von Willdenow. It was Thomas Sam Elias, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1970.

Taxonomy

Angostura trifoliata is a species in the genus Angostura which contains 21 species and belongs to the family of the Rutaceae (Rue Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The trees have a rounded to broadly spreading canopy and reach heights of 5 to 6 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Angostura trifoliata is evergreen. The ternate leaves are alternate. The ovate leaflets are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Angostura trifoliata produces white flowers.

The trees produce septicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Angostura trifoliata is native to Colombia.

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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