Scientific name - Agrimonia eupatoria L.
'Yevpatoriya' is derived from King Mitridate Yevpatoriya (sec I BC) who, by tradition, introduced the plant in traditional therapy.
Synonyms - Agrimonia odorata, Agrimonia officinarum, Agrimonia viscidula.
Popular names - Agrimonia, coada racului, dumbravnica, turita mare, erba di S. Guglielmo, erba del taglio, Sticklewort, Kozonseges parlofu, Gewohnlicher Odermennig.
Distribution and Habitat - grows in arid places with a light shading, along the road to 1500 m altitude. Increase in northern Europe and North America.
Description - perennial, rhizome short, vertically. Stem erect, pubescent, simple or sparsely branched, 30-100 cm tall. In the first year forming a basal rosette of leaves. Basal leaves petiolate, imparipenat-compuse, oblanceolate, margine gear, dark green upper side and gray-white on the underside; 2 stipele to the leaf. The stem ends with a spiriform Raceme 10-30 cm. Flowers pedunculate, pedicel 2 mm long, calyx green, 5 lobes ovat-acute, 1.5 mm long; Corola yellow, 5 petals obovata-elliptic. Blooms in June-September. Fruit achenes, 6 mm long.
Propagation - by seeds and root division. Seeds must be stratified to germinate. Are planted at 12 cm between plants.
Properties and Uses - leaves and flowers, dried in a dry shade. Analgesic properties.
It is contraindicated in persons with heart problems.
Curiosity - Greeks and Romans used it to combat liver disease.
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Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Evergreen shrub, 50 - 300 cm, stem erect, latita to the very ramified, in the lower trunk bark is exfoliating in longitudinal strips, dark brown. The leaves are coriacee, persistent, Sesia, linear
Aloe vera Mill.
Anchusa italica Retz. - Ox tongue, large miruta
Anchusa italica species is a perennial or biennial, erect stem, up to 150 cm high, much branched, rarely simple, hispida. Originally from the Mediterranean.
Capparis spinosa L. - caper
Undergrowth, with root wood and lignificate stems at the base, erect in the basal portions. Leaves alternate, two stipele turned into thorns, persistent or obsolete, short stalks, oval or subrotund language, edge entire, flashy, green-glauca. Flowers solitary, peduncle long in upper leaf axilla; calyx of 4 sepa green, Corola of 4 white petals, stamens many red-purple color.
Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome long, soft, or short and nodosa. Stem 1 m tall, sterile stems short. Leaves alternate, short stalks, lamina linear - ovata, margins entire, nervatiune parallel. Blossom terminal umbela-loose.
Anthyllis vulneraria L. - head Turcului, harmful
Herbaceous perennial herb, polymorphic, rhizome. Prostrata strain or ascending, pubescent, hairs white, 5-40 cm high. Basal leaves, arranged in rosette, stems leaves alternate, imparipenat-compound, folio oblong-linear, foliole terminal is greater than the side glabrata or slightly pubescent on the upper face, lower face and Seto.
Physalis alkekengi - ripe fruits are edible, are rich in Vitamin C and has diuretic and laxative properties.
Herbaceous perennial, rustic. Rhizome with roots beam. Nastriforme leaves, gathered in bouquets. Raceme blossom or panic, small bracts, perianth campanulata, tepale united at the base, ovata, yellow or orange, 6 stamens attached to corolla tube, ovary inferior. Fruit capsule dehiscence.
Thevetia peruviana - leandru yellow
Evergreen shrub, 6 m high. Stem erect, cylindrical, branched, smooth, green, presents latex. Leaves simple subsesile, alternate, arranged spiral limb linear, entire edge, top acute, glabra, 8-16 cm long.
Dianthus sylvestris - perennial species, the stem short and woody. Increase the debris, limestone bedrock, from 0 to 2400 m altitude. Species are cultivated as ornamental for rocarii.
Nicotiana tabacum - herbaceous annual, terofita. The product obtained is known cigarettes.
Fraxinus excelsior - Ash
Deciduu tree, 30-40 m high, stem right, branched at the top, crown ovoid, large and rare. A young bark is smooth, light gray green and mature forms at the thick crust with a small crack, dark color. Lujerii round, flattened at the bud, glabra, green-olive trees, with dark buds.
Robinia pseudoacacia - Acacia
Tree, 25 m high, crown iregulata, oval, open. Maroni stalk, thin, tomato-brown of thorns present 1.5-2.5 cm long. Small buds superimposed. Leaves alternate, imparipenat-compound, 7-19 folio elliptical, obovata, opposite, entire edge, nervatiune pinnate, 4-5 cm long, green or green glauca, are yellow in autumn.