Wisteria sinensis (Sims.) Sweet

* W. sinensis (Sims.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. (1826) 121; Glycine sinensis Sims., Bot. Mag. (1819) t. 2083 — Глицнния¹

Fam:   Leguminose Juss. (Fabaceae)
Genus:   Wisteria Nutt.
Species: Wisteria sinensis (Sims.) Sweet
English Name: Chinese Wisteria


Climbing vine to 10.0 (20.0) m long; dark gray peel. Leaves imparipinnate, the axis to 30.0 cm long. Leaflets 3 - 6 pairs (7-13), 50.0 - 80.0 mm long and 20.0 - 30.0 mm wide, ovoid or elliptical lancet, on top pointed, almost naked. Stipule filamentary, lichens. Clusters 15.0 - 30.0 cm long, with many blossoms, long fiber axis. Corolla up to 25.0 mm long, pale violet, naked. Beans 10.0 - 15.0 cm long, oblong, laterally flattened, densely silky fiber. Seeds rounded kidney, yellow-brown, smooth.
¹ developed a B. Kouzmanov.

„Флора на НР България”, том VI, БАН, София, (1976)

Note: Introduced to decorate gardens and parks poisonous plant. The peel and roots contain a substance visterin, which is a glycoside complex properties of saponins - ie It has the effect of poison. Furthermore, all parts of the plant contain lectins. It is possible that highly poisonous effects of the seeds is caused by the substance.

Flowering Time: Blooms: (IV) V - VI.

References: „Флора на НР България”, том VI, БАН, София, (1976)

Distribution in Bulgaria: Cultivated as an ornamental in yards; gardens and parks. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Originating in Japan-China region.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

Medical plant: it is not -

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