Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii

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Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii (L.Bolus) H.E.K.Hartmann

Aizoaceae

Life form: perennial

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Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Caryophyllanae
Ordo:
Caryophyllales

Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii is a succulent perennial.

Naming

Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii was already described and the name validly published by Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus. It was Heidrun Elsbeth Klara Osterwald Hartmann, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1992.

Taxonomy

Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii is a species in the genus Ihlenfeldtia which contains 2 species and belongs to the family of the Aizoaceae (Fig-marigold Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 5 to 15 centimetres.

Leaves

Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii is evergreen. The simple leaves are opposite. They are entire.

Flowers and Fruits

Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii produces solitary yellow many-stellate flowers.


Root System

Distribution

Ihlenfeldtia vanzylii is native to South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures down to -7°C (USDA zone 9).

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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