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Pilea trianthemoides

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Authority
Name Status (botanical)
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial

Biogeography

Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Much branched herbaceous plant to 20cm tall
Foliage Leaves ovate, succulent.
Stems Stems pale green, densely spotted with red.
Flowers Flowers red, minute (1mm or less), in axillary clusters

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens, Container Planting, Hanging Basket

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
Plant Growth Rate Fast
Rootzone Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils, Disease / Pest Resistant, Easy to Grow
Propagation Method Stem Cutting

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Red
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Location Axillary
Flowering Period Free-Flowering

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Master ID 31080
Species ID 5469
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Species record last updated on: 20 August 2021.
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