Allium croaticum presents a bulb ovoid 15-18 x 10-12 mm, the tunics membranous, light brown. Strain reaches 20-30 cm tall, cylindrical, glabra, erect. Leaves semi-cylindrical, glabra, glauca green, ribbed, 10-23 cm long. About 1 mm wide. Shoulder is persistent, with two unequal valves. Blossom loose, 3-3.5 cm across, 25-40 flowers, unequal pedicel 5-25 mm long. Perigon campanulata with tepale uneven, yellow-green, elliptic, rounded at the top. Stamens white filament. Anther yellow, elliptic, apiculate at the top. Ovary obovoid, green. Style white. Capsule trivalvata, obovoida, 4 x 4mm, green with reddish brown shades. Blooming period is from late June until late July.
Croaticum specific epithet is the Latin adjective for Croatia.
nk "> Allium croaticum was found on the islands of Vis (Croatia). colonize sunny places limestone at 300-500 m altitude, around the areas covered with Ostrya and Quercus ilicis belt Mesomediteraneana.
Allium croaticum is represented by small and isolated populations.
New species of Dianthus (Caryophyllaceae) found in Turkey
In Turkey the genus Dianthus consists in 71 species, two subspecies and 12 varieties (Reeve, 1967, Davis, Mill & Tan, 1988; Guner et al., 2000; Menemeni & Hamzaoglu, 2000; Aytaç & Duman, 2004).
Centaurea is the third - century genre that many species in Turkey, with 189 taxa. Most of these taxa are endemic in the whole country or a limited area. Value for Centaurea endemism in Turkey is 60%.
Kizildaghensis Centaurea Centaurea is very similar to kotschy. C. kotschy doll is simple, plum, very long compared to the new species has double doll and nauseating.
New species in Vietnam
In Hanoi, Vietnam were discovered November 5 varieties of orchids.
Three species of orchids are completely devoid of leaves. Not contain chlorophyll and live on the meter in the decomposition like mushrooms.
Agapanthus species. Cultivation and maintenance
Lilium candidum - lily
Lilium candidum - geofita bulbous, originating in the Mediterranean region, rising to 600-700 m altitude.
The lily is a symbol of purity and chastity, became the symbol of the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel.
Sternbergia lutea - geofita bulbs, grow at the edge of deciduous forests, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.
Ursinum Allium L. - Aliu of June, Ramsons, wild garlic
Herbaceous perennial, bulb. Oblung bulb. Leaves 2-3, lanceolata, margin entire, top acute, 30 x 3.6 cm. Flowers white, 6-20 hermaphrodite, in whole or pointed umbela backs, caduca; 6 tepale lanceolata, about 1 cm, 6 stamens, superior ovary, peduncle 2 cm. Blooms in May-June. Fruit capsule.