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Pleurospermum condollei - Benth.

Common Name
Family Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Found at elevations of 3,000 - 4,500 metres.
Range E. Asia - Himalayas.
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Weed Potential No
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Moist Soil Full sun
Pleurospermum condollei


Pleurospermum condollei

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Pleurospermum condollei is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.4 m (1ft 4in). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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Antidote  Febrifuge

The entire plant is used in Tibetan medicine, where it is considered to have a bitter taste and a cooling potency[241]. Antidote and febrifuge, it is used in the treatment of fevers from poisoning and spreading fever[241].

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in any moderately fertile soil in full sun[200]. Plants are often monocarpic, living for a number of years without flowering and then dying after flowering[1].

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Propagation

Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in spring in a cold frame. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter, planting them out early the following summer. Division might be possible in the spring.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Pleurospermum austriacum Perennial1.0 -  LMHNM10 
Pleurospermum camtschaticum Perennial1.5 -  LMHSNM10 
Pleurospermum uralense Biennial/Perennial1.0 -  LMHSNM10 

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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Ajith Radhakrishnan   Thu Apr 21 05:52:43 2005

I have a doubt on the agronomic requirements of the plant: Is it possible for a plant to prefer 3 distinctive soil conditions at the same time, otherwise is it possible for a species to grow equally well in sandy,loamy and heavy soil with3 different pH ranges?

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