Henry's Hornbeam Carpinus henryana

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Botanical Name:

Carpinus henryana

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Carpinus

Species:

henryana

Common Name:

Henry's Hornbeam

Seeds Per Pound:
32,429
Quantity:
0.91 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
69
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
40-50 feet
Collection Locale:
Massachusetts
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8
In Stock: 0.91 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
10 g
14.50
1 oz
19.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Sporadic germination may occur over a 2-3 year period.
In a Nutshell:
* Carpinus henryana is a tree up to 18 meters tall with a gray, torn bark .
* The natural spread is located in China east of Gansu , west of Guizhou , Henan , west of Hubei , south of Shaanxi , east of Sichuan and Yunnan. There the species grows in temperate forests in 1600 to 2900 meters high. more...

Carpinus henryana is a medium-sized tree from the genus of the hornbeam ( Carpinus ) with reddish brown, initially silky-shaggy hairy branches and silky-shaggy hairy leaf top. The natural spread of the species is in China.




Description [ Edit | Edit Source Code ]

Carpinus henryana is a tree up to 18 meters tall with a gray, torn bark . The branches are reddish-brown, initially silky-shaggy hairy, and later caulking. The leaves have a 1 to 1.7 centimeter long, bare or sparsely silky-shaggy hairy stalk. The almost leathery leaf blade is 5 to 8 centimeters long and 2 to 3 centimeters wide, narrow-lanceolate, elliptical-lanceolate or elongated-lanceolate, pointed or tapered-pointed, with rounded or more or less heart-shaped, sometimes slate base and a slightly serrated Leaf edge 14 to 16 nerve pairs are formed. The upper side of the leaf is scantily silky-shaggy, the underside is provided with punctiform glands, and along the leaf veins is silky-shaggy hairy, and has armpits on the lateral leaf veins.

The female inflorescences are 6 to 7 centimeters long with diameters ranging from 2 to 2.5 centimeters. The inflorescence axis is about 2 centimeters long and fluffy hairy. The leaves are semi-ovate, pointed or pointed. The leaves have four or five leaf veins of the first order. The outer edge of the leaf is irregular and narrow, the inner part is full-bodied, with a cored eyelet and without lobes on the base of the leaf. As a fruit are formed about 4 millimeters long and 3 millimeters wide, ribbed and up to the sparsely shaggy hairy bald bare noses . Carpinus henryana blooms from May to June, the fruits ripen from July to August.

Occurrence and location claims [ Edit | Edit Source Code ]

The natural spread is located in China east of Gansu , west of Guizhou , Henan , west of Hubei , south of Shaanxi , east of Sichuan and Yunnan. There the species grows in temperate forests in 1600 to 2900 meters high.

Systematics [ Edit | Edit Source Code ]

Carpinus henryana is a species in the genus of the hornbeam ( Carpinus ). This is attributed to the family of birch plants (Betulaceae) of the subfamily of hazelnut plants (Coryloideae). The species was first scientifically described in 1904 by Hubert Winkler as Carpinus tschonoskii var. Henryana as a variety of Carpinustschonoskii . In 1914 he changed the status of the taxon and described it as its own species Carpinus henryana . The generic name Carpinus comes from the Latin and was already used by the Romans for the hornbeam.

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