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  Senecio herreianus Dinter
  Family Name : Asteraceae (Compositae)

  Common Names : Gooseberry, String of Beads

 
Gooseberry,String of Beads
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Africa
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Succulent with trailing stems.
      Foliage: Thick, football-shaped leaves (1 cm long) are arranged in long, trailing stems. Shiny, light green leaves have a transparent area that allows light to penetrate the leaf interior, maximizing photosynthesis by allowing the inner cells to also conduct photosynthesis.
      Flowers: Compound flowers are composed of white, tubular flowers.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Container Planting, Hanging Basket
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Rockery / Desert Garden
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Little Water
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Smooth, Thick
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Alternate
      Foliar Attachment to Stem :
      Petiolate
      Foliar Shape(s) :
      Non-Palm Foliage (Elliptical)
      Foliar Apex / Tip :
      Acute
      Foliar Base :
      Acute
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower & Plant Sexuality :
      Bisexual Flowers
      Flower Colour(s) :
      White
      FlowerTexture(s) :
      Smooth
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Symmetry :
      Radial
      Individual Flower Shape :
      Tubular, Stellate / Star-shaped
      Inflorescence Type :
      Compound Head / Capitulum

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