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Dendranthema nubigenum - (Wall. ex DC.)Kitam.

Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Open rocky places at elevations of 2600 - 4000 metres in Nepal[272].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas from India to Bhutan and Nepal.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Full sun
Dendranthema nubigenum


Dendranthema nubigenum

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Dendranthema nubigenum is a SHRUB growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

Essential;  Incense;  Repellent.

The leaves contain about 0.8% essential oils[272]. The plant is used as an incense[272]. The dried and powdered leaves have lice and insect repelling qualities[272].

Cultivation details

We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. However, judging by its native range, it is likely to succeed outdoors at least in the milder areas of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in most well-drained fertile soils in a sunny position[1, 200].

Propagation

Seed - sow spring to early summer in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed[200]. It usually germinates in 10 - 18 days at 15°c but if it does not germinate within 4 weeks then try chilling the seed for 3 weeks in the salad compartment of a fridge[164]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.

Other Names

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Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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(Wall. ex DC.)Kitam.

Botanical References

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