Minuartia graminifolia

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Minuartia graminifolia

Caryophyllaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: cyme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Caryophyllanae
Ordo:
Caryophyllales

Minuartia graminifolia is a perennial.

Naming

Minuartia graminifolia was described by Sándor Jávorka. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Minuartia graminifolia is a species in the genus Minuartia which contains approximately 127 to 244 species and belongs to the family of the Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family). The type species of the genus is Minuartia dichotoma.

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Minuartia graminifolia has simple leaves that are opposite. The leaves are sessile and entire.

Flowers and Fruits

Minuartia graminifolia produces cymes of white five-stellate flowers from July to August.


Root System

Distribution

Minuartia graminifolia is native to to the mountain regions of the Apennine and the Balkan Peninsula as well as Romania.

Cultivation

Uses

Suited for rockeries.

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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