Antigonon leptopus

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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 department Polygonaceae ,the genus Antigonon native to Mexico .Like the Sun, is resistant to heat and dryness. Why make lovely calyxes during the rainy season from autumn looks like Pink (sometimes red) flowers.Needn't in that the tendrils of plants native to Mexico, Mexican Creeper (Mexican chestnut-par) and is called.

Common name: Mexican Creeper, scientific name:Antigonon leptopus, also known as:Mexican Creeper, leptopus,coral vine,chains of love, Confederate vine, Queen necklace
origin: Mexico, height: 10-15 cm, vine length: 10 m, leaf: 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:1.5-2cm, flowers in October, location: leaf axil, one place: 7-15

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Polygonaceae
Genus
Antigonon
Species
A. leptopus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
10 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 2

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