Anthyllis

Sponsors

For information about how you could sponsor this page, see How You Can Help

Sources

Bean

Family

  • Leguminosae

Glossary

calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.

References

There are currently no active references in this article.

Sources

Bean

Three attractive shrubs belonging to this genus are cultivated in gardens – one unfortunately too tender to withstand our winters unprotected. The most distinctive botanical feature of the genus is the persistent calyx, which, after the petals fall, becomes more or less inflated and encloses the seed-pod. The flowers are aggregated in umbellate clusters. None of these shrubs needs a rich soil, but rather a warm, well-drained one, and abundant sunshine.

Feedback

A site produced by the International Dendrology Society through the support of the Dendrology Charitable Company.

For copyright and licence information, see the Licence page.

To contact the editors: info@treesandshrubsonline.org.