X Astroworthia bicarinata

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X Astroworthia bicarinata (A.Berger) Uitewaal

Aloaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Arrangement: basal
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: deltoid

Division: simple

Shape: six-stellate
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Asparagales
Subordo:
Aloineae

X Astroworthia bicarinata is a succulent perennial.

Naming

X Astroworthia bicarinata was already described and the name validly published by Adrian Hardy Haworth. It was Gordon Douglas Rowley, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

X Astroworthia bicarinata is a species in the genus Astroworthia which contains 1 species and belongs to the family of the Cactaceae (Cactus Family).

Characteristics

X Astroworthia bicarinata - buds

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 20 to 35 centimetres.

Leaves

X Astroworthia bicarinata is evergreen. The simple leaves are basal. They are deltoid with entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

X Astroworthia bicarinata produces racemes of white six-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce loculicidal capsules.

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Distribution

Cultivation

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Maintenance and Propagation

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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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