Anisacanthus puberulus

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Anisacanthus puberulus (Torr.) Henrickson & E.J.Lott

Acanthaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: dry

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: clay - Soil: loamy clay

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: tubular
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

63D / e981ab 

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

Anisacanthus puberulus is a climber.

Naming

Anisacanthus puberulus was already described and the name validly published by John Torrey. It was James Solberg Henrickson and Emily Jane Lott, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1982.

Taxonomy

Anisacanthus puberulus is a species in the genus Anisacanthus which contains approximately 19 to 22 species and belongs to the family of the Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family). The type species of the genus is Anisacanthus quadrifidus.

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 1,5 to 1,8 metres.

Leaves

Anisacanthus puberulus is deciduous. The simple leaves are opposite.

Flowers and Fruits

Anisacanthus puberulus produces pink tubular flowers from June to September.

The climbers produce loculicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Anisacanthus puberulus is native to Texas and Mexico.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, clay or loamy clay soil.

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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