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Anadendrum marginatum

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Authority
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Distribution Tropical Asia
Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form It is a climbing herbaceous plant growing about 10 m long.
Foliage Its leaves are ovate-oblong, measuring 9-25 cm long. 
Flowers Its inflorescence is a spadix, enclosed in greenish spathe.
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Landscaping Features

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

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Rootzone Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence

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Others

Master ID 32971
Species ID 7385
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Species record last updated on: 08 February 2024.
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