TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Number of plants found: 5    

Turbina holubii, Ipomoea holubii

Turbina holubii, Ipomoea holubii

Family: Convolvulaceae
Origin: South Africa
CaudexSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowers

Turbina holubii is a shrub 0.8-2.50 meres high, many-stemmed from the base and much branched. Branches laying flat on the ground or climbing at the tips. The caudex can grow to eighteen centimetres in diameter, the branches will lay flat on the ground and reach 80 centimetres or more. Leaves deciduous ovate-cordate to circular-cordate, sometimes oblong cordate. Flowers mauve or pink, usually darker in the centre; white flowered plants occur rarely.



Turbina holubii, Ipomoea holubii
Turbina holubii, Ipomoea holubii
Turbina holubii, Ipomoea holubii


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Lippia turbinata, Poleo

Lippia turbinata

Poleo
Family: Verbenaceae
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Lippia turbinata, Poleo
Lippia turbinata, Poleo


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Dillenia sp., Dengen

Dillenia sp.

Dengen
Family: Dilleniaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowers

Species:

Dillenia alata

Dillenia celebica

Dillenia excelsa

Dillenia indica

Dillenia ingens

Dillenia ochreata

Dillenia ovata

Dillenia philippinensis

Dillenia reticulata

Dillenia retusa

Dillenia serrata

Dillenia suffruticosa

Dillenia turbinata





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Ipomoea sp., Morning glory

Ipomoea sp.

Morning glory
Family: Convolvulaceae
Origin: China
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersInvasive

Ipomoea is a large genus of more than 500 species of the tropical and warm-temperate parts of both hemispheres, almost all of the species being climbing herbs or shrubs. A site in full sun and average, well-drained, evenly moist soil is ideal.

Species and varieties:

Ipomoea abrupta

Ipomoea albivenia

Ipomoea andersonii

Ipomoea Baby Pink

Ipomoea batatas

Ipomoea batatas Pink Frost

Ipomoea beraviensis

Ipomoea bonariensis

Ipomoea cairica

Ipomoea carnea

Ipomoea hederifolia

Ipomoea horsfalliae

Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea lobata

Ipomoea obscura

Ipomoea orizabensis

Ipomoea pauciflora

Ipomoea pes caprae

Ipomoea pes tigridis

Ipomoea platensis

Ipomoea purpurea

Ipomoea quamoclit

Ipomoea nil ( Scarlett O Hara Morning Glory )

Ipomoea stans

Ipomoea stolonifera

Ipomoea tricolor

Ipomoea x multifida





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Ipomoea purpurea - seeds

Morning Glory of intense violet-blue. It is a good climber for walls, trellis work or if allowed to scramble through other plants or trees.
It may be grown in a warm sheltered spot outdoors, or inside a conservatory. The flowers up to 3" across, close in the afternoon and are attractive to bees and butterflies.
This heirloom morning glory originated in Bavaria (Germany). Grandpa Ott is one of the original Bavarian varieties that started Seed Savers Exchange. It was given to Kent and Diane (Ott) Whealy in 1972 by her grandfather, Baptist John Ott, who lived on a 40-acre farm near St. Lucas, Iowa.
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Noronhia emarginata, Madagascar olive

Noronhia emarginata

Madagascar olive
Family: Oleaceae
Origin: Madagascar
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

It is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing to 3-15 m tall. It has smooth bark, stout branches and flattened terminal twigs. The leaves are opposite, elliptical or obovate, up to 5 inches long. The flowers are small, pale whitish-yellow, fragrant, with a four-lobed corolla.

The fruit is a globose to turbinate drupe 1 inch diameter, apiculate, bright yellow ripening dark purple, drying hard, dark brown, slightly rough with a single pyriform, dark russet seed. It is cultivated as an ornamental tree in subtropical and tropical regions. It is very tough in coastal and seaside locations, and has been successfully used in urban areas where air pollution, poor drainage, compacted soil and/or drought are common. It grows in part shade and in full sun. Soil tolerance is well-drained, acidic or alkaline clay, loam or sand. It has high drought tolerance, high aerosol salt tolerance and moderate soil salt tolerance.



Noronhia emarginata, Madagascar olive
Noronhia emarginata, Madagascar olive
Noronhia emarginata, Madagascar olive


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