Beaumontia multiflora

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Beaumontia multiflora Teijsm. & Binn.

Apocynaceae

Life form: climber
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam - Soil: sandy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: lanceolate

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 multiflora is a climber.

Naming

Beaumontia multiflora was described by Johannes Elias Teijsmann and Simon Binnendijk. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

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

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 5 to 15 metres.

Leaves

Beaumontia multiflora is evergreen. The simple leaves are alternate. They are lanceolate, entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Beaumontia multiflora produces corymbs of white funnel-shaped flowers.

The climbers produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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