A2 KIWIFRUIT BLOSSOMS

KIWI.BLOOMS.2.2

KIWIFRUIT BLOSSOMS (Actinidia Blossoms).  Actual image is 18 x 23 cm with all blossoms shown to scale relative to each other.  Initially posted May 2, 2010.

 

KIWI.BLOOMS.2.2 KEY

KIWIFRUIT BLOSSOM KEY:       F=Female   M=Male

1.  Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa Male (Kiwifruit)  2.  Actinidia arguta (Hardy Kiwifruit)  3.  Actinidia chinensis var.setosa Male  4.  Actinidia polygama Male (Silver Vine)  5.  Actinidia tetramera Male (Moonshine Kiwi Vine), this species was initially incorrectly identified throughout the internet as A. pilosula!  6.  Actinidia macrosperma Male  7.  Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa Female (Kiwifruit)  8.  Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa Female (Kiwifruit)  9.  Actinidia hemsleyana Female variant 1  10. Actinidia hemsleyana Female variant 2  11. Actinidia eriantha (Velvet Vine).  Female blossom shows the dominant petal color for this species.  12. Actinidia callosa var. Formosana Male.  The true identity of this species is questionable. 13. Actinidia kolomikta (Arctic Beauty Kiwifruit)  14. Actinidia rubricaulis var. coriacea Female  15. Actinidia chinensis var. chinensis (Kiwi Gold)  16. Actinidia chrysantha

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