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Scientific Name: Actinidia macrosperma
Pronunciation: ak-tih-NID-ee-uh mack-roe-SPUR-muh
Common Name: actinidia
Family Name: Actinidiaceae
Plant Type: Vine or climber
Key ID Features: Leaves ovate to elliptic, leathery when mature, flowers white, sepals 2 or 3, petals 5-12 and 1-1.5 cm long; fruit orange berry when mature, oval to round, 3-3.5 cm, glabrous. Winter ID: branchlets glabrous; pith white, solid.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Climbing
Texture: Coarse
Mature Size:
Height:> 30m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China (China)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Screening
Additional Info: Google
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery, Pinnate venation
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Fall: Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Ovate
Apices: Acuminate, Acute
Bases: Cuneate, Rounded
Margins: Crenate, Entire, Serrate

Inflorescence Type: Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:Dioecious plant
Number of Petals:6
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): White
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May
Additional Info: 2 - 3 sepals and 5 - 12 petals
Fruit Type: Berry (true)
Fruit Colour: Orange
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Showy
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Leaf-like bracts

(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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