16
Mar
2009
Anigozanthos rufus - Leg of kangaroo
Flowers | Liliopsida

Scientific name - Anigozanthos rufus

Anigozanthos was described in 1800 by Labillardiere after Anigozanthos rufus that was collected in Esperance on the southern coast of Australia in 1793.

Popular names - obscure roja Canguro footprint, foot kangaroo.

Distribution and Habitat - endemic in south-western Australia, growing on deep sands, dry, along with Eucalyptus pruinocarpa, Lambert inermis and Banksia sp ..

Description - herbaceous rizomatoasa, Geof, 100-150 cm height. Mate leaves, gray-green, glabra, evergreen, 20-40 x 2-6 cm, margins scabrous. Escape very branched, tomentos. Inflorescences numerous, raceme. Red-purple flowers with pear, rare yellow-orange. Perianth law zigomorfic, lobate, tubular tomntoase, red, 25-35 mm long, lobes unequal, recurbati, 8.5 to 12.5 mm long. 6 stamens, style filiform. Blooms in September-December. Frt sec, capsule dehiscence loculicida. Obovata seeds, smooth, with shallow wrinkles, red-brown range of 0.8-1.5 mm long. 2n = 12.

Growth rate - fast, vigorous.

Requirements - prefer shows sunny and well drained sandy soil. In winter, the temperature should not fall below (5 ° C).

Propagation - by seeds, rhizome division, or in vitro. The seeds will germinate after 4-6 weeks. Transplant is when is the first pair of leaves on fertile ground and permeable. Plants will thrive in November after 12 months from germination. Division of rhizomes is done immediately after finishing their bloom period, seedlings must be a 10 cm long, is placed in locruri bright and warm. After 2-3 months you can transplant larger ships

Pests and diseases - the leaves may be appealed to rust and diseases, if they are kept too wet in places.

Cultivars and varieties - 'RedCross' (A. rufus x A. flavidus), is resistant to attack by snails and disease, and is one of the florifer hybrid.

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