Scientific Name– Acer tataricum
Common name(s)– tatarischer, tatarian maple, artar tataresc.
Distribution and Habitat– creste spontan in Austria, Ungaria, Serbia, Romania, Ucraina si Turcia, in pozitii insorite, soluri uscate in paduri, doar ocazional ca arbore solitar.
Description– shrub or small tree, 8-10 m high. Bark somewhat fissured; buds small and inconspicuous. Leaves unlobed to lobulate but juvenile leaves may have three lobes, 5-10 cm long and almost as wide, broadly ovate; margins doubly serrate; bases subcordate; venis pubescent to nearly glabrescent; petioles 2-5 cm long. Inflorescences paniculate, terminal, erect, appearing with the leaves in May. Flowers pale green to white. Fruits double samaras, 2 cm long; nutlets rounded and somewhat wrinkled, red wings.
2n = 26
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala; A. tataricum subsp. semenovii; A. tataricum subsp. tataricum.
Growth rate– slow.
Requirements– moist, well-drained, humus-rich acidic soil in full sun or partial shade.
Properties and Uses– forestry interest, much cultivated as coppice species in protection curtains in the plain region.Protect the soil well. It is used as ornamental trees in parks and public gardens, including hedges, mowing supporting. Species oras, honey production, 300-600 kg / ha, compared with climatic factors. Used for dyeing natural fibers in shades of beige to dark brown and black.
Trees and shrubs
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.
Asclepias currasavica - scarlet milkweed
Asclepias currasavica - species used as ornamental plants for small gardens, in combination with other herbs such as Echinacea purpurea, Ratibida pinnata, ornamental grasses.
Quercus robur - oak, Tufan
native trees (Romania), robust 50 m high, 1-2 m stem diameter, crown wide, irregular. Ritidom dark brown, deep furrow. Crown deep and wide, with vigorous branches, units, stretched horizontally, can cover the maximal development of 200-300 sqm. Lujerii annually, vigorous, edge, brown-olive trees, glabra, with small lenticele rare.
Species native to North America, lies at altitudes up to 1500 m in Romania is less common in parks and gardens as ornamental species.
Leaves, branches and bark is an aromatic oil extracts used in medicine.
Petasites hybridus - big skid
Perennial herbaceous plant, dioica. Rhizome hectic, thick, fleshy, short, thick with runners. Strain empty. Leaves large, round or reniforme basis cordata, iregulat edge gear, 100 x 60 cm, the bottom of the molding is covered with white fuzz, nervatiune palmate, petiole long, purple.
African Sparmannia - shrub or small tree, native of southern Africa, as a species grown across the globe or outdoor ornamental pot.
Pachira aquatica growing naturally along rivers in Central and South America. Is cultivated in world wide like ornamental, in hedges or solitary. Resistant to drought anf flooding.
The seeds of P. aquatica are delicious raw, boiled or roasted. Young leaves and flowers are also edible. The seeds are high in protein and edible oil.