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Dichondra agentea ‘Silver Falls’

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderSolanalesPotatoes, eggplants, tomatoes, peppers, tobacco, petunias, sweet potatoes, morning glories, many others
FamilyConvolvulaceaeBindweed or morning glory family
GenusDichondraFrom the Greek di, “two,” and chondra, “a lump of grain,” hence “double grain” from deeply lobed fruit
Speciesagentea
Cultivar‘Silver Falls’

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Dichondra agentea ‘Silver Falls’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Jan 2011.

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Dichondra agentea

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)