Bupleurum falcatum

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Bupleurum falcatum L.

Apiaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   3

Moisture: moderately moist

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

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: compound umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Cornidae
Superordo:
Aralianae
Ordo:
Araliales

Bupleurum falcatum is a perennial.

Naming

Bupleurum falcatum was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Bupleurum falcatum is a species in the genus Bupleurum which contains approximately 228 to 264 species and belongs to the family of the Apiaceae (Carrot Family). The type species of the genus is Bupleurum rotundifolium.

Characteristics

Bupleurum falcatum - flowers

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 80 to 100 centimetres.

Leaves

Bupleurum falcatum has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are lanceolate and petiolate, they have entire margins and parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Bupleurum falcatum produces compound umbels of yellow five-stellate flowers from July to September.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Bupleurum falcatum is native to the whole of Europe with the exception of northern Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, Iran, West-Siberia, East Siberia, the Himalaya, Manchuria, Korea and Japan.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy or sandy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -40°C (USDA zone 3).

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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