Dodecadenia grandiflora Nees

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Dodecadenia grandiflora' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/dodecadenia/dodecadenia-grandiflora/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

Other taxa in genus

    Glossary

    apex
    (pl. apices) Tip. apical At the apex.
    ellipsoid
    An elliptic solid.
    entire
    With an unbroken margin.
    exserted
    Protruding; pushed out.
    glabrous
    Lacking hairs smooth. glabrescent Becoming hairless.
    lanceolate
    Lance-shaped; broadest in middle tapering to point.
    reticulate
    Arranged in a net-like manner.

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    Credits

    Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

    Recommended citation
    'Dodecadenia grandiflora' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/dodecadenia/dodecadenia-grandiflora/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

    An evergreen tree; twigs and leaves silky hairy at first, becoming glabrous. Leaves entire, elliptic-lanceolate, tapered at the apex, 3 to 4 in. long, reticulate, with six to eight pairs of impressed lateral veins. Flowers pale yellow, in small clusters, with exserted stamens. Fruits ellipsoid, about 12 in. long.

    A native of the Himalaya from Kumaon eastward, and of Burma; introduced by A.D. Schilling from Nepal in 1976 and so far proving hardy at Wakehurst Place, Sussex, where one of three plants is 8 ft high and has already flowered.