Antigonon leptopus

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    Antigonon leptopus @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)

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    Antigonon leptopus @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)

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    Antigonon leptopus @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)

Basic information

Flower Name
Antigonon leptopus
Formal Name
Antigonon leptopus
Alias
Mexican Creeper, Queen necklace
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
Non-cold-resistant Evergreen shrub vine

Comment

Mexican Creeper , scientific name:Antigonon leptopus, is a non-cold-resistant evergreen shrub vine of the family Polygonaceae native to Mexico. It makes pull out the ivy and climb up the wall and the trees. It likes sunshine and is strong for heat and dryness. From the rainy season to the autumn, The pretty pink (actually, calyx) are colored. Because it is a vine plant native to Mexico, it is called Mexican Creeper in English name. Flowering language is "pioneer".

Common name: Mexican Creeper, scientific name: Antigonon leptopus, also known as: leptopus, coral vine, chains of love, Confederate vine, Queen necklace , origin: Mexico, tree height: 10-15 cm, vine length: 10 m, leaf shape : heart-shaped, leaf: weak serrations, leaf arrangement: alternate, inflorescences form: panicles, flowering: June-number of flowers blooming out of petals: no, flower (actually the calyx color): pink, white, red, flower diameter:1.5-2 cm, flowers in October, location: leaf axil, one place: 7-15.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Polygonaceae
Genus
Antigonon
Species
A. leptopus
Flower language
Pioneer (Oct 18)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
10 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 2

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