Caralluma retrospiciens

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Caralluma retrospiciens N.E.Br.

Apocynaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: dry

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: campanulate
Fruit: follicle

187D / 670e2c 

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 retrospiciens is a succulent perennial.

Naming

Caralluma retrospiciens was already described and the name validly published by Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg. It was Nicholas Edward Brown, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Caralluma retrospiciens 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 retrospiciens produces dark brownish purple campanulate flowers.

The perennials produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a half-shady situation on dry 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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