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
Angophora hispida Blaxell
Shrub or small tree, 4-5 m high. Gray-red bark at first smooth, exfoliating in due course. Leaves opposite, Sesia or short stalks, cordiform, 5-10 x 2.5-4.5 cm, pale green, pubescent. 3.7 flowers in a corymb, 10-15 cm diameter. Sepa free (dialisepal), green, petals free (dialipetal), white cream. Blooming in January. Fruit capsule.
Evergreen tree, 15-20 m high. Leaves simple, alternate, coriacee, limb oval edge gear, 2.5-5 cm long, short stalks. Flowers arranged in dense corymb, hermaphrodite, pentamere, white, 1.5 cm in diameter, calyx of 5 SEPA. Fruit capsule, containing 10-20 seeds.
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Thlaspi montanum L.
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Diospyros kaki L. - Khaki
Monoecious tree, 6-12 m high. Trunk erect, conical crown, brown bark is exfoliating in small plates. Leaves fell, coriacee, alternate, language oval-elliptic, margin entire, top acuminata, the attenuated, shiny green on top and pubescent towards the bottom, 7-20 x 4.10 cm, petiole 1-1.5 cm long.
Polygala chamaebuxus - perennial, evergreen, subfrutescenta, native to Central, Eastern and South-East, it grows on rocky places in alpine floor.
Herbaceous annual, voluble, mono. Strain pentagonal in section, 6 m high. Leaves alternate, 5-7 lobate, the cordata, acuminata peak or acute, margins iregulat needle, 5-7 ribs, limb 15 x 15 cm, 10 cm long, ribbed, hairy. Flowers monoecious, in axillary Cime, long-pedunculate, yellow, 8 cm in diameter.