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Bougainvillea glabra Choisy

宝巾

Description from Flora of China

Bougainvillea spectabilis var. glabra (Choisy) W. J. Hooker.

Shrubs vinelike. Stems thick, branches pendent, glabrous or sparsely pubescent; spines axillary, 5-15 mm. Petiole 1 cm; leaf blade ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 5-13 × 3-6 cm, chartaceous, abaxially sparsely pubescent, adaxially glabrous. Foliaceous bracts purple or magenta, oblong or elliptic, 2.5-3.5 × 2 cm, chartaceous. Perianth tube greenish, distinctly angled, ca. 2 cm, sparsely pubescent, ribbed, apex 5-lobed, hairs short, curved away from pedicel. Stamens 6-8. Fl. winter-spring (in south), Mar-Jul. (in north or greenhouse).

This species is used as an ornamental and medicinal plant. It is better adapted to areas lacking a distinct dry season and flowers more or less continuously in perpetually humid conditions.

Widely cultivated. in China, outdoors in frost-free areas, in greenhouses elsewhere [native to South America (Brazil)].

生活型: 灌木, 藤本

栽培植物: 栽培

特征: 攀援具刺灌木;

花期: 3

生境: 原产巴西、本地栽培

用途: 庭园绿化观赏或做篱笆

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲

中文别名: 勒杜鹃、光叶子花


 

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