Caralluma moniliformis

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Caralluma moniliformis P.R.O.Bally

Apocynaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: half shade   10

Moisture: dry

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: campanulate
Fruit: follicle

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Caralluma moniliformis is a succulent perennial.

Naming

Caralluma moniliformis was described by Walter Bally. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Caralluma moniliformis is a species in the genus Caralluma which contains approximately 87 to 133 species and belongs to the family of the Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Flowers and Fruits

Caralluma moniliformis produces campanulate flowers.

The perennials produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

Caralluma moniliformis is native to Somalia.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a half-shady situation on dry soil. They 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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