Antigonon guatimalense

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Antigonon guatimalense Meisn.

Polygonaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: nut

 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Polygonanae
Ordo:
Polygonales

Antigonon guatimalense is a climber.

Naming

Antigonon guatimalense was described by Carl Daniel Friedrich Meisner in 1856. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Antigonon guatimalense is a species in the genus Antigonon which contains approximately 3 to 4 species and belongs to the family of the Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers are comparatively long-lived.

Leaves

Antigonon guatimalense has simple leaves that are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Antigonon guatimalense are arranged in racemes.

The climbers produce nuts.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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

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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