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
Punica granatum - pomegranate
Pinus coulteri D. Don
Monoecious tree, 15-25 m high, trunk 40-120 cm diameter, wide crown, pyramid, iregulata. Bark gray-brown, streaked andanc with solxi long iregulati. Branches ascending, stalk yearly thin, brown-purple, glauca, rugosa, become black after several years.
Flourensia cernua - tarbush
Flourensia cernua is deciduous shrub, from Chihuahuan Desert. In northern Mexico, the leaves and flower heads were used historically to make a decoction for treating indigestion.
Cornus sanguinea grows throughout Europe, rarer in the north, in the thicket, forest edges and edges of streets, from plain to 1000 m altitude.
Ilex perado - small tree, port pyramidal, evergreen. Originally from the Canary Islands, dense forests grow in the Aqua Garcia, in association with Apollonias barbujana, Arbutus canariensis, Laurus Azores, Myrsine canariensis, Ocotal foetens, Persea indica, Prunus Lusitania subsp. hixa, Visna mocanera.
Viola x wittrockiana
Syringa vulgaris L.
Tussilago windbag - coltsfoot
From the Latin Tussilago tussis = cough on the plant's medicinal properties, windbag is the old name of poplar because of similarities between these species leaves.
Windbag Tussilago Tussilago is the only species of the genus.
Dioscorides, used potbal leaves as a substitute for tobacco, and to treat cough and asthma.
Lonicera xylosteum - shrub originating from Europe, the Caucasus and Siberia, growing at the edge of deciduous forests, from lowland to 1600 m altitude. They prefer warm places and limestone associated with Cornus sanguinela, Ligustrum vulgare, Prunus padus and Rubus idaeus.