Bartonia paniculata

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Bartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl.

Gentianaceae

Life form: climber

 

Moisture: moist

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: elliptic

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

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:
Gentiananae
Ordo:
Gentianales
Subordo:
Gentianineae

Bartonia paniculata is a climber.

Naming

Bartonia paniculata was already described and the name validly published by André Michaux. It was Gotthilf Henry Ernest Muhlenberg, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1813.

Taxonomy

Bartonia paniculata is a species in the genus Bartonia which contains approximately 6 to 12 species and belongs to the family of the Gentianaceae (Gentian Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 20 to 40 centimetres.

Leaves

Bartonia paniculata has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are elliptic.

Flowers and Fruits

Bartonia paniculata produces pink flowers in August.


Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The climbers prefer moist 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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