Streptocarpus

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Basic information

Flower Name
Streptocarpus
Formal Name
Streptocarpus wendlandii
Alias
Cape primrose, Streptocarpus
Habitat
Natal (South Africa)
Morph
Non-Hardy for many years the grass

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What is Streptocarpus

Streptocarpus wendlandii is a non-hardy perennials of the streptocarpus genera of the Gesneriaceae department native to Natal in South Africa. It is a univalent species spend a lifetime, without leaves, and large cotyledons resembling a cow tongue, when germinated, indulgent stems grow only one. To thin out many in the early summer purple or white tubular flowers blooms on its side. 5 crack tip of the florets. Has spirally twisted 紙縒ri (strands) of flowers after a fruit. Streptocarpus flowers name are numbered from the shape of this fruit is in Greece, meaning "twisted fruit". It is representative of the leafy species Streptocarpus rexii (Lexi streptocarpus) is the same as streptocarpus streptocarpus species flowers and stems are not leaves of many radiating out. As an aside, fish, sole (sole) to streptocarpus (beef tongue) also known as.

Common name: streptocarpus (beef tongue), scientific name: Streptocarpus wendlandii, also known as: streptocarpus, Cape primrose, origin: natal (South Africa), living type: perennial, height: 20-30 cm, leaf length: 50-100 cm, leaf width: 60 cm, leaf shape: oblong, Leaf color: green (table), purple (behind the scenes) and flower length: 3-4 cm, flowering: May 5 crack's tips on flower color: blue, purple, peach, white, star-shaped cylindrical.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Gesneriaceae
Genus
Streptocarpus
Species
S. wendlandii
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GreenhouseBotanic garden
Color
Pink, Blue, Violet, White
Season
May
Height
20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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