Scientific name - Aglaia odorata Lour.
Synonyms - Aglaia chaudocensis Pierre, Aglaia oblanceolata Craib.
Popular names - mi zan lau, mi sui lan, Chinese Perfume Tree, pancal kidan, ju-ran, muran.
Distribution and Habitat - native of Indochina.
Description - shrub or small tree, evergreen, 2 to 4 m high. Imparipenat-compound leaves, 10-17 cm long, leaflets 3-5, of 2.7 x 1-3 cm, opposite, glabrous, obovata-elliptic, base cuneata, top acute, shiny, ribbed wing. Fragrant flowers, unisexuate or polygamous, 2 mm in diameter, in axillary panicle inflorescences. Calyx with 4 sepals round. Nested petals, yellow, oblong-suborbiculare, leading to truncated round. Blooms in January-August. Fruit indehiscent, ovoid-subglobos, 1 cm diameter, red. Seeds with aril.
Growth rate - slowly.
Tolerant - intolerantthe temperature to 1 ° C, frequent mowing.
Requirements - increase in exhibitions with diffused light, or full sun, in conditions of low humidity. Prefers rich, deep fields.
Management - If grown in containers should be watered regularly, but the ground should dry between watering.
Propagation - by seeds and seedlings. Semi lignificati seedlings, using portions of the top Lujerul, spring and summer.
Diseases and pests - young plants can be attacked by aphids.
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Properties and Uses - Aglaia odorata extract has positive effects against the larvae of insects, and against B. thuringinensis. From flowers to extract an essential vinegar.
An extract from the leaves of A. odorata has proven to be inhibotor in developing larvae Peridroma saucca.
On averagetraditional meal is used as an antidepressant.
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Arthur van Langerberg - Urban Gardening - The Chinese University Press, 2006
BT Styles, F. White - Flora of Tropical East Africa - CRC, 1991
Hu Shiu-Ying - Food Plants of China - The Chinese University Press, 2006
Johannes Seidemann - World Spice Plants - Springer, 2005
Trees and shrubs
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Decidua species native to China. Green stems, 60-90 cm high, 1-2 m diameter, edges, form adventitious roots. Brownish-red buds, ovoizi. Decidue leaves, opposite, pinnate-compound, 3 leaflets oblong, Sesi. Flowers solitary, six petals, 1-2 cm in diameter. Flowering period from January to March, before leaf. Baca fruit, fleshy, ripening black.
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Alnus incana (L.) Moench - white alder
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Actinidia deliciosa - kiwi
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Leaves opposite, or verticil every 3.5 leaves, simple, and with the parties they lanceolata, 1-25 cm long, evergreen or decidue. Flower swing; 4 sepa long, thin, short petals 4, ovary inferior. Fruit 5-25 mm, green-reddish, red or purple, edible. Seeds numerous.