|Staphylea colchica DC|
A strong-growing shrub with erect branches, until 4m high. Leaves composed of 3 - 5 ovate leaflets, 5 - 8cm long.
Flowers in consicous erect panicles, 5 - 10cm long and wide. The flowers are white, flowering in May. Capsules obovoid,
5 - 8cm long, 2-3 lobbed. Autumn colour is yellow.
Cultivated: Germany, France
Author: Ulrich Herzog
Ethnobotanical aspects of Stahylea colchica by Plants for a future database
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