Staphylea colchica DC
Staphyleaceae
Staphylea colchica(33689 bytes)
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.

Home: Kaukasus

Other views: Shrub, flowers

Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Staphylea colchica by Plants for a future database

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