Calylophus hartwegii

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Calylophus hartwegii (Benth.) P.H.Raven

Onagraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: dry

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

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: cup-shaped
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Myrtanae
Ordo:
Myrtales
Subordo:
Onagrineae

Calylophus hartwegii is a perennial.

Naming

Calylophus hartwegii was already described and the name validly published by George Bentham. It was Peter Hamilton Raven, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1964.

Taxonomy

Calylophus hartwegii is a species in the genus Calylophus which contains approximately 11 to 19 species and belongs to the family of the Onagraceae (Evening-primrose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 30 to 45 centimetres.

Leaves

Calylophus hartwegii is evergreen. The simple leaves are alternate. They are linear.

Flowers and Fruits

Calylophus hartwegii produces yellow cup-shaped flowers from March to October.


Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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

Uses

Suited for rockeries.

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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