Berchemia flavescens Brongn.

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Berchemia flavescens' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/berchemia/berchemia-flavescens/). Accessed 2020-11-27.

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Tibet
Traditional English name for the formerly independent state known to its people as Bod now the Tibet (Xizang) Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. The name Xizang is used in lists of Chinese provinces.
apex
(pl. apices) Tip. apical At the apex.
glabrous
Lacking hairs smooth. glabrescent Becoming hairless.
midrib
midveinCentral and principal vein in a leaf.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Berchemia flavescens' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/berchemia/berchemia-flavescens/). Accessed 2020-11-27.

A climbing, deciduous shrub 6 to 10 ft high, the shoots slender, smooth or with dark outstanding hairs. Leaves 2 to 6 in. long, 1 to 234 in. wide, rounded or broadly tapered at the base, narrowed at the apex to a short tip, glabrous, and rather metallic green above, pale and either glabrous or with a slight down on the midrib and lower ribs beneath; ribs parallel, nine to sixteen pairs; stalk 12 to 1 in. long. Flowers white, 16 in. across, produced in pyramidal panicles 112 to 4 in. long, terminal on the leafy shoots of the year; flower-stalks 18 to 16 in. long, either smooth or hairy. Fruit sausage-shaped, 13 in. long.

Native of the Himalaya, Tibet, and W. China; introduced from the last-named by Wilson in 1904 and appears to be quite hardy.