Sunday, July 20, 2014

Vitis chungii - Fujian Jianxi Grape

General Information
Common Name Fujian Jianxi Grape
Scientific Name Vitis chungii
Sun Tolerance Full Sun
Height Over 5 m (Over 16 ft)
Spread 2 -3 m (6.5 - 10 ft)
Growth Rate Fast
Bloom Time Spring
Color Green,
Flower Color Yellow
Type Creepers & Climbers
Native United StatesEurope
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
SuperdivisionSpermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rhamnales
Family Vitaceae – Grape family
Genus Vitis L. – Grape
Species V. chungii

Vitis chungii - Fujian Jianxi Grape
Vitis chungii common name is Fujian Jianxi Grape. It is a polygamo-dioecious species of wild grape and mainly native to China. It is a forest inhabitant, 200–1000 meters above sea-level, on hillsides, in valleys, or other areas having wild, shrubby growth. It bears globular, ruddy-purple berries, 8–10 mm in diameter. The leaves are green. Leaf blade ovate-elliptic or ovate-lanceolate, size are 4-15 x 2-8 cm. and abaxially glabrous. Also veinlets raised, glabrous, base truncate, rounded or subrounded. They are rarely subcordate. Leaves margin sparsely 7-9 toothed on each side, the teeth sharp. Panicles leaf-opposed, terete, 3.5-10 cm, basal branches poorly developed; peduncle 1.5-2.5 cm, pubescent when young, then glabrescent. Pedicel 1-2.5 mm, glabrous. It blooms yellow flowers in spring. 

Fujian Jianxi Grape Flowers

Fujian Jianxi Grape Leaves

Fujian Jianxi Grape

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