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  Adenium hybrid (star-shaped flowers)
  Family Name : Apocynaceae

  Common Names : Desert Rose

  Chinese Name : 沙漠玫瑰, 天寶花

 
Desert Rose
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Succulent shrub.
      Foliage: Narrow, oblanceolate leaves are spirally arranged in clusters near the branch tips. The midrib and major veins are white and prominent.
      Stems: The base of the stem is swollen into a large round to oval structure and covered in light grey, mostly smooth bark.
      Flowers: Reddish pink, tubular flowers are star-shaped with 5 lanceolate lobes. Venation near the middle of each lobe is outlined in red. Flowers are arranged in small clusters of 4-5.
      Fruits: Dry, dehiscent fruits are known as follicles.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Dry Soils / Drought
      Landscape Uses :
      Container Planting, Bonsai
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Smooth
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Spiral
      Foliar Attachment to Stem :
      Sessile
      Foliar Shape(s) :
      Non-Palm Foliage (Oblanceolate)
      Foliar Venation :
      Pinnate / Net
      Foliar Margin :
      Entire
      Foliar Apex / Tip :
      Mucronate
      Foliar Base :
      Cuneate
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower & Plant Sexuality :
      Bisexual Flowers
      Flower Colour(s) :
      Pink, Red
      FlowerTexture(s) :
      Smooth
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Location :
      Terminal
      Flower Symmetry :
      Radial
      Individual Flower Shape :
      Tubular, Stellate / Star-shaped
  • Fruit, Seed & Spore
    • Fruit Classification :
      Simple Fruit
      Fruit Type :
      Dehiscent Dry Fruit (Follicle)

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