White-sloanea crassa

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White-sloanea crassa (N.E.Br.) Chiov.

Apocynaceae

Life form: perennial

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Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: follicle

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Inflorescence: cluster

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

White-sloanea crassa is a succulent perennial.

Naming

Taxonomy

White-sloanea crassa is the only species in the genus White-sloanea which belongs to the family of the Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 5 to 15 centimetres.

Leaves

Flowers and Fruits

White-sloanea crassa produces cluster of white five-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

White-sloanea crassa is native to Somalia.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

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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