Scientific name - Acacia anceps DC
Synonyms - celsiana Acacia, Acacia glaucescens, Acacia megaphylla.
Popular names - watt
Distribution and Habitat - native to southern Australia, growing in limestone soils on coastal sand and red-brown sands.
Description - evergreen shrub, 2-3 m tall. Glabra branches. Oblong elliptical to lanceolate Filodii, 3-7 x 1-3 cm, obtuse, coriacee, glauca, pale green, glabra, median rib and the edges are prominent. Inflorescence simple, spherical, 50 - 130 flowers, yellow, peduncle 1 - 2.5 cm long, glabru. Flowers pentamere SEPA together. Fruit pods, slightly restricted after each seed, 6 x 1-1.5 cm. Seeds oblong to elliptic, 4.5 - 6 mm long, brown red.
Tolerances - tolerate light frosts and strong winds.
Propagation - the seeds germinate in 7-15 days.
Trees and shrubs
Evergreen ornamental plant of the Theaceae family, native from Eastern Asia, its origin is still controversial, being considered by some as species indigenous from Japonia and, by others, from China. It was introduced into Europe by the Portuguese in 1542 and soon spread to Spain, England, France and Italy; into United States at the beginning of the 18th century, and in Australia during the mid 19th century.
Leycesteria formosa Wall.
Leycesteria formosa, originating from the Himalayas and southwestern China. The species cultivated as ornamental gardens.
Small tree, stem 6 m tall, thin. Lujerii are pubescent. Leaves with Lamine obovata, 9-19 x 3.5-5.5 cm, short top acuminata, the acute subcoriacee, subglabra mid rib, ribs side 10-13 pairs, petiole 3.5-10 mm, slightly pubescent.
Hibiscus syriacus - shrub to 3 m high, native of India and China, naturalized in southern Europe. cultivated as an ornamental tree in parks and public gardens, the street alignments or as hedges.
Cerastium tomentosum - snow in summer
Cerastium tomentosum - is a commonly grown rock-garden, often escape from cultivation.
Schinus molle - evergreen tree, 3-15 m tall. Originally from Argentina, Bolivia and Peru where it grows from 0 to 2400 m altitude. Cultivated soil erosion, but also as ornamental species, or bonsai.
Evergreen tree, 10-40 m height, 3 m. Branches culture clocks or easy erection. Bark smooth, gray-white to silver. Leaves alternate, dark green, 7-20 cm long, slightly pubescent, oblong-elliptic, prominent central rib, full and wavy edges, top acute, base acute.
Cassia angustifolia - ornamental shrub, belongs to the family Fabaceae, native of northern Africa.