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Scientific Name: Curio rowleyanus
Pronunciation: CURE-ee-oh ro-lee-AH-nus
Common Name: string-of-pearls, rosary vine, string of beads
Family Name: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Pendulous
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:< 0.1m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Exposure:
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Hanging basket, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google Images
string-of-pearls, rosary vine, string of beads
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Sessile
Texture/ Venation: Succulent
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular, Other
Apices: Rounded
Margins:
Additional Info: Globose

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Head (capitulum)
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Ligulate
Colour (petals): Not showy, White
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: Disc florets only.
 
Fruit Type: Cypsela (achene + calyx)
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  
Organ Modifications: Adventitious roots, Succulent leaves


Propagation: Layering
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Maintenance:Low
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Mealybugs, Root rot
 
Location(s):
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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