Beaumontia brevituba

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Beaumontia brevituba Oliv.

Apocynaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moist

Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: loamy clay

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: obovate

Division: simple

Shape: funnel-shaped
Fruit: follicle

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Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Gentiananae
Ordo:
Gentianales

Beaumontia brevituba is a climber.

Naming

Beaumontia brevituba was described by Daniel Oliver in 1887. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Beaumontia brevituba is a species in the genus Beaumontia which contains 9 species and belongs to the family of the Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Beaumontia brevituba is evergreen. The simple leaves are opposite. They are obovate, entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Beaumontia brevituba produces corymbs of ligth-yellow funnel-shaped flowers from May to July.

The climbers produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

Beaumontia brevituba is native to China.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should be loamy, sandy-loamy or loamy clay 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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