Scientific name - Allium schoenoprasum L.
Synonyms - Allium tenuifolium, cepa schoenoprasum, porrum schoenoprasum, Schoenoprasum vulgar.
Popular names - ajo moriscom cebollino, Erba cipollina, Binsenlauch, Chiva, Chiva garlic, asatsuki, cebolinha Frances.
Distribution and Habitat - grows in wet environments, 1000-2400 m altitude.
Description - species bulbs, bulb fusiform, with a short rhizome; tunic external membrane. Strain fistula. Leaves cylindrical fistula. Shoulder divided into two unequal parts, persistent. Hemispherical inflorescence, 2-5 cm. Flowers actinomorfe, hermafrosite sent. Campanula perianth; tepale 8-12 x 2.5-3 mm, pink or purple, with the median nervure more intense purple. Superior ovary. Blooms in May-September. Capsule 2.5-3 mm. Seeds black. 2n = 16.
Requirements - well-drained soil, sunny moist su exhibitions.
Propagation - the seeds in early spring. Distance between plants should be 25 x 50 cm.
Properties and Uses - Used as an ornamental species, for border or in pots.
Leaves eaten cooked or raw with oil and fish. Leaves used like raw onions or garlic in a salad.
Drying loses aromatic properties.
Pelargonium australe - Muscat
Herbaceous perennial, 50 cm high, sparsely hairy, stems covered with non-glandular hairs. Leaves opposite, lamina ovata, ± circular, 2-9 cm long, 2-8 cm wide, 5-7 lobes, lobes Curl crenata edge, pubescent or ± glabra, 13 cm long stalks. Flowers arranged in umbele, 4.12 flowers pedunculate, 3.10 cm long, pedicel 1-2 cm long. Calyx lobes are 4.7 mm long, 1-6-8 SEPA, 8 mm long.
Ageratum houstonianum - rods
Ageratum houstonianum is an ornamental species cultivated for borders, cut flowers or pots. In Europe it is cultivated as ornamental plants in the 1800.
Perennial species, 30 cm height, 60-90 cm diameter, forming a dense bush covering the ground well. Leaves linear-lanceolata, margin entire, shiny dark green, 2,5-4 cm long x 3.6 mm wide. Flowers white, 4 petals, blossom type corymb, 9 cm diameter, January-June period of prosperity. Fruit silicula, 7 mm long.
Agrimonia eupatoria L. - caoda Cancer, high turita
Agrimonia eupatoria - a perennial herb with a short rhizome and erect, hairy, usually unbranched stem. The basal leaves are arranged in a rosette. Is a common plant throughout Europe, ii is rare in north Scotland.
Ornithogalum umbelatum L. - balusca
Bulbous perennial species. Basal leaves semi-erect, linear, ribbed white-silver center, 25-30 cm long. Raceme with 6-20 corymb blossom type flowers, 2 cm diameter; tepale white with green on the outside, 6 stamens, 1 pistil.
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Musa sp. - Bananas
Herbaceous perennial, 2-9 m high. Fibrous roots may reach up to 1.5 m deep. Trunk false shoots. 6-20 leaves arranged spiral around the edge at first, wrapped trunk. Unisexuate hermaphrodite flowers in bunches, each bunch is covered by a red to purple bracts.
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.