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
Salix reticulata is a shrub alpine areas grows, from 1800-2700 m altitude in association with Silene acaulis and Dryas octopetala.
Betula alba - species, ornamental, decorative crown shape and color of bark, in parks and gardens. The bark is rich in tannins, is used in cosmetics.
Acca sellowiana is a slow-growing, evergreen shrub, a native of South America, is now widely grown in the tropics and warm climates as an ornamental, and for its fruit. In late spring it produces quantities of flowers with proeminent red stamens and pinky-white edible petals. After flowering, the foliage can be hard pruned into any shape.
Chimonanthus praecox (L.) Link
Chimonanthus praecox - native species of China. Linnaeus described this species as the variety, as the Calycanthus praecox. In 1819 Lindley introduced a new kind Chimonanthus.
Deciduu shrub, 2-5 m high. Leaves opposite, entire, ovat-lanceolata, 7-20 cm long, thin, green, rough upper part, becoming yellow in autumn.
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.
Brassica nigra Koek. - Black mustard
Brassica nigra is herbaceous annual native to Asia Minor, but is cultivated on all continents for the seeds. The seeds are used for preparation of mustard.
Coreopsis tinctoria - North American native grass, cultivated as ornamental species for mixed borders, in pots and cut flowers.
Catalpa bignonioides - deciduu tree, a native of south-eastern United States in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Morus nigra - mulberry tree
The fruit of Morus nigra contain 9% sugar, organic acids, pectin, tannin, vitamins A and C, minerals and other substances. Berries can be eaten raw or dried, in puddings, jams, or sauce.
Corylus avellana - hazelnut
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