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★ Petal-bush

Petalidium, commonly known as petal-bushes, is a genus of perennial shrubs in the family of acanthus. They grow in sandy flats or rocky slopes in arid areas Bush in Africa, India and the Mascarene Islands. Most species are found in warm, summer rainfall areas of South Africa, and can be found from low and medium altitudes.


1. Description. (Описание)

They have a variety of habits, forming either a small climbing herbs or large, sturdy bushes. Their pupils were dilated, tubular flowers are solitary or in short racemes growing from the leaf axils and vary from white to purple or red. Four stamens partially adnate to the Corolla, and the style divides into two unequal parts. Calyx deeply divided into five segments.

Two large, ovate to elliptic bracteoles accompany and protect a small whisk. Persistent bracteoles can be markedly streaked or covered with long, shaggy hairs. A small, capsules a fruit ellipsoid explosive release two to four flat seeds two ovules in the ovary chamber, when the moisture is absorbed by them hygroscopic hairs. Young leaves and branches covered with gland tipped hairs. The leaves are entire.


2. Etymology. (Этимология)

According to Jackson 1990 Petalidium name comes from the Greek petalon a leaf or petal, which may refer to deciduous, leaf-like bracts, and bracteatum also relates to large, ie, imbricate, overlapping bracts.


3. Types. (Типы)

There are more than 30 species, of which 29 occur in South Africa. The types are:

  • Petalidium cymbiforme Schinz.
  • Petalidium gossweileri S. Moore.
  • Petalidium coccineum S. Moore – NW Namibia.
  • Petalidium obermühle pension Tannheim lucens.
  • S. cirrhiferum Petalidium Moore.
  • Petalidium rossmannianum P. G. Mey.
  • B. Clark C. lanatum Petalidium.
  • S. rupestre, with Petalidium Moore.
  • Petalidium variabile C. B. CL. Hybrid.
  • Petalidium crispum to be supplied fresh A. Meeuse ex P. G. Mey.
  • Petalidium luteo-album A. Meeuse.
  • Petalidium linifolium T. Anderson.
  • Petalidium setosum C. B. Clarke ex Schinz – N, C & s Namibia.
  • Petalidium bracteatum obermühle pension Tannheim. with Angola?, N & C Namibia.
  • B. Clark S. Petalidium spiniferum mountains Chella, Angola.
  • Petalidium ramulosum Schinz.
  • Petalidium physaloides S. Moore – Namibia.
  • Petalidium pilosi-bracteolatum Merxm. & Hainz – Namibia.
  • C. tomentosum Petalidium Moore.
  • C. currorii Petalidium Moore – Angola.
  • Petalidium welwitschii S. Moore.
  • Petalidium giessii P. G. Mey.
  • Petalidium angustitubum P. G. Mey.
  • Petalidium ohopohense P. G. Mey.
  • B. Clark S. huillense Petalidium.
  • B. Clark S. Petalidium canescens.
  • Petalidium lepidagathis S. Moore.
  • B. Clark S. Petalidium oblongifolium – South Africa.
  • Barlerioides Petalidium mouth of NIS.
  • Petalidium Halimoides S. NIS Moore – Namibia.
  • Petalidium glandulosum S. Moore.
  • Petalidium aromaticum of the family myrtaceae obermühle pension Tannheim. – N Zimbabwe, South Africa, from.
  • Petalidium subcrispum P. G. Mey.
  • Petalidium rautanenii Schinz.

  • low - growing shrubs to small trees. The petals are joined, at least at their bases, into a tube with the upper petals different in size and shape from the
  • known as crimson turkey bush native fuchsia, Latrobe s emu bush grey fuchsia bush warty fuchsia bush and Georgina poison bush is a flowering plant in
  • in the tube. The outside of the petal tube is densely covered with glandular hairs but the inside surface of the petal lobes is glabrous while the inside
  • enlarge after flowering. The petals are 20 26 mm 0.79 1.0 in long and are joined at their lower end to form a tube. The petal tube is lilac - coloured to
  • The petals are 20 30 mm 0.8 1 in long, joined at their bases to form a tube. The petal tube is cream with crimson spots mostly on the lower petal lobe
  • leaves which are sticky when young, colourful sepals and greenish - white petals with red to purple markings. Eremophila viscida is a shrub or tree which
  • with the inside of the petal lobes lilac while the inside of the tube is white spotted with mauve or brown. The outside of the petal tube and lobes are glabrous
  • 5 mm 0.2 0.3 in long. The petals are 22 28 mm 0.9 1 in long and joined at their lower end to form a tube. The petals are mauve to pinkish lilac - coloured
  • Eremophila decipiens, commonly known as slender fuchsia bush or narrow - leaved fuchsia bush although it is not closely related to Fuchsia is a flowering
  • Larrea tridentata is known as creosote bush and greasewood as a plant, as chaparral, as a medicinal herb, and as gobernadora in Mexico. It is Spanish for
  • up to 130 mm, making it the largest dragonfly in New Zealand. Males have petal - shaped hind appendages. Uropetala carovei can be distinguished from the
  • Dendromecon rigida, also called bush poppy or tree poppy, is a shrub or small tree of the Papaveraceae native to California and Baja California. Dendromecon
  • which are green or brown. The petals are 18 40 mm 0.7 2 in long and are joined at their lower end to form a tube. The petal tube is red to orange - yellow
  • names for this species include turkey bush dogwood, poison bush Ellangowan poison bush pencil bush and carrot bush It is common and widespread in all
  • Eremophila freelingii, commonly known as limestone fuchsia or rock fuchsia bush is a flowering plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae and is endemic
  • 2 - 3mm long and 2 - 5 petals 2 - 5mm long and are greenish white to yellow in colour. Male flowers with 8 - 6 stamens, as long as the petals Female flowers with
  • Eremophila maculata, also known as spotted emu bush or spotted fuchsia - bush is a plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae and is endemic to Australia
  • with narrow, hooked leaves, small sepals and deep lilac - coloured to white petals and is common and widespread in southern parts of the continent. Eremophila
  • Christmas bush is a tall shrub or small tree popular in cultivation due to its sepals that turn bright red - pink at around Christmas time. The petals are actually
  • 6 in long and lance - shaped. The petals are 20 40 mm 0.8 2 in long and joined at their lower end to form a tube. The petal tube is white, pink, mauve or
  • the Ancient Greek word lasios hairy and the Botanical Greek petalon petal and refers to the hairy calyx. Lasiopetalum was previously classified
  • Eremophila prostrata, commonly known as Rainbow Valley fuchsia bush is a flowering plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae and is endemic to the
  • the hypanthium of the flowers and much of the fruits is buried. Only the petals and stamens emerge from the bark. In 2014 Craven, Edwards and Cowley proposed
  • shrub, a flower also grows. The flower has 20 to 30 maroon - colored petals The petals are typically 2 inches 5 cm in diameter. The flower is attractive
  • Eremophila duttonii, commonly known as budda or harlequin fuchsia bush is a flowering plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae and is endemic to mainland
  • Eremophila margarethae, commonly known as sandbank poverty bush is a flowering plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae and is endemic to Western
  • red to orange spots. The petal tube and lobes are hairy inside and outside. The 4 stamens extend beyond the end of the petal tube. Flowering occurs from
  • can hide the actual surface beneath it. The flowers are star - shaped, 5 - petal and solitary, some plants showing more than others. They are purple - lavender

  • Lasiopetalum schulzenii, commonly known as drooping velvet bush is a common shrub of the mallow family. It was first described in the genus Corethrostylis
  • Eremophila granitica, commonly known as granite poverty bush and thin - leaved poverty bush is a flowering plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae

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