Atropanthe sinensis

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Atropanthe sinensis (Hemsl.) Pascher

Solanaceae

Life form: perennial

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: elliptic

Division: simple

Shape: campanulate
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: nodding

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Solananae
Ordo:
Solanales

Atropanthe sinensis is a perennial.

Naming

Atropanthe sinensis was already described and the name validly published by William Botting Hemsley. It was Adolf A. Pascher, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1909.

Taxonomy

Atropanthe sinensis is a species in the genus Atropanthe which contains 2 species and belongs to the family of the Solanaceae (Nightshade Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 80 to 150 centimetres.

Leaves

Atropanthe sinensis has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are elliptic, entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Atropanthe sinensis produces solitary nodding, light-green campanulate flowers from April to July.


Root System

Distribution

Atropanthe sinensis is native to China.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

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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