Actinotus includes 17 species. In Australia, the genus is represented by a single endemic species nova-zelandiae A. Petrie, in New Zealand.
Andromonoica herb, erect, perennial, 20-50 cm high. Stem branched, covered with dense white hairs. Caulinare leaves, discolore, alternate, petiolate. Petiole 15-54 mm long. Lamina 20-100 mm long, 15-70 mm wide, thin section, folio elliptic to linear, 30-65 mm long and 1.6 mm wide, apical acute or obtuse. Umbela the capital, 15-30 mm in diameter. Peduncle 30-90 mm long. Involucre composed of 9.12 bractei, arranged in a single row, 25-55 mm long, 5-16 mm wide, lamina hairy, white with green nervatiune. Sepa petaloide, ovata, 1-1.5 mm long, 0,5-0,75 mm wide, white to cream base truncata, acute apical, Vilos. Filamentous petals, 0,8-0,9 mm long, glabra. 5 stamens, filament length 1,7-2,5 mm, 0,4-0,5 mm long Antera. Ovary unilocular, Vilos.
A new species of Lathyrus L. in Turkey
The new species of Chirita (Gesneriaceae) from Yunnan, China
Four new species of Maranta L. Marantaceae in Brazil
Tahina J. Dransf. & Rakotoarinivo, gender. November. family Arecaceae
Tahina J. Dransf. & Rakotoarinivo, gender. November. Arecaceae family is a new kind of northwestern Madagascar, with one species Tahina spectabilis.
On December 5, 2006, Bruno Leroy, resident and avid Madagascar palm, has posted a picture of an unidentified palm on www.palms.org the International Palm Society.
Allium brussalisii (Aliaceae), new species from Greece
Prunus armeniaca - apricot
Prunus armeniaca - shrub or small tree, native of northeastern China, knew and cultivated worldwide for its edible fruit.
The seeds of Prunus armeniaca extract oil used in perfume industry, cosmetics and pharmacy.
Evergreen shrub, 3-4 m high. Leaves alternate, long-petiolate, palmately-compound, with 7.9 Folio, coriacee, folio obovata, glabra, margin entire, nervatiune pinnate, petiole thin, 12-15 cm long. Blossom terminal, glabra, 20 cm long, flowers arranged in umbele raceme, 0.7-1 cm in diameter, pedicel 5.8 mm long. Fruit drupe, ovoid, orange, 5 x 4 mm.
Acta spicata - a species native to Europe and Asia, grows in mountain forests in beech forests from 400 to 1500 m altitude.
Primula cousin - cuckoo boot
Primula cousin - Herbaceous perennial with cylindrical rhizome, native to Europe and Asia, grows through meadows, sunny pastures, edges of woods, from hills to the alpine region.
Corylus avellana - hazelnut
Corylus avellana - shrub, common in Europe and western Asia, from plains to 1,200 m altitude, increase in association with Acer pseudoplatanus, Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus monogyna, Fraxinus excelsior, Lonicera xylosteum, Salix caprea, Sambucus nigra and Sorbus aria.