Cussonia arborea Hochst. [family ARALIACEAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. Resource Type. Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cussonia (family Araliaceae). The record. Cussonia kirkii (C. arborea). Araliaceae. Indigenous. Common names: Ecology: Uses: Description: Propagation: Seed info.: treatment: storage: Management.
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Prime destination for succulent lovers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Kwazulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. Their leaves are typically grouped in umbrella-shaped arrangements at the tips of long erect branches.
The leaves are very variable arrborea shape, often palmately compound cf. However, seed sown in summer months will germinate faster in about 4 weeks than seed sown in winter 7 weeks to germination.
The bark is rough, corky and pale brown. Araliaceae Apiales genera Flora of Southern Africa. Most species are drought tolerant and prefer a sunny spot to grow. Their usually dense inflorescences are often spiked, and their small raborea usually have 5 greenish petals.
The fruits are borne along the elongated spikes, spherical, up to 0. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.
Compound leaf of C. Cussonia is a genus of plants of family Araliaceaewhich is native to the Afrotropics. Make sure seed trays are at least 6 inches 15 cm in depth to allow the small tubers to form. The Plant List, Version 1.
Do not allow seed to become waterlogged or dry out. Retrieved 25 April These plants can handle an occasional and mild frost, but a chill will make the leaves fall off. Cabbage trees Cussonia paniculata Scientific classification Kingdom: The flowers small, borne in terminal clusters of slender spikes up to 20 inches 50 cm long. Keep seed and seedlings in a semi-shaded area. They are squat to lanky shrubs and trees with a palm-like habit.
Seedlings can be transplanted at about 4 months, but be very careful not to damage arbora fleshy roots when transplanting cuszonia — See more at: Cussoniz Read Edit View history.
The leaves are carried on long petioles, and have conspicuous stipules. How to Grow and Care for Cussonia. There are some 20 to 22 species: All the members of this genus form a swollen stem base beneath the ground and care must be taken not to damage this when planting out.
Their genus name commemorates the botanist Pierre Cusson. It is widely distributed throughout tropical Africa. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society Palmate leaf of C. They occur in grasslands, woodlands and forests, from sea level to over 2, metres in altitude.
This page was last edited on 7 Aprilat Cussonia arborea is small to medium sized deciduous tree up to 43 feet 13 m tall. Sow seed as soon as possible as it loses much of its viability within 3 months.
Explicit use of et al. Due to their striking habit, they are a conspicuous and easily recognizable group of plants.