19
Jun
2009
Angophora hispida Blaxell
Trees and shrubs | Magnoliopsida
0
0

Scientific name - Angophora hispida Blaxell

Synonyms --

Popular names - dwarf apple, apple scrub.

Distribution and Habitat - originating in Australia, is common in coastal areas.

Description - shrub or small tree, 4-5 m high. Gray-red bark at first smooth, exfoliating in due course. Leaves opposite, Sesia or short stalks, cordiform, 5-10 x 2.5-4.5 cm, pale green, pubescent. 3.7 flowers in a corymb, 10-15 cm diameter. Sepa free (dialisepal), green, petals free (dialipetal), white cream. Blooming in January. Fruit capsule.

Tolerances - Short term frosts and drought.

Requirements - well-drained soils, sunny.

Propagation - the seeds soon after ripening. It looks bad in sand and perlite, GErminarea occurs at 2-3 weeks at 20-23 C. ͦ In the first years to protect plants from frost.

Natural partners and Garden - Brachychiton bidwillii, Epacris microphylla, Grevillea sericea, Kunzea ambigua, Leptospermum arachnoides, Leptospermum trinervium.

Properties and Uses - can be used as ornamental trees in dry areas, and as a street tree.

References

Jann Williams, John Woinarski - Eucalypt Ecology - Individuals to Ecosystems - Cambridge University Press, 1997

Roger Spencer, Su Pearson - Horticultural Flora of South-Eastern Australia - Flowering Plants Dicotyledons - New South Wales, 2002

See also
Top
Trees and shrubs
Felicia amelloides

Genus Felicia was named the Cassini AHG in 1818 by Felix, a German official at Regensburg who died in 1846.

Felicia amelloides first cinerary amelloides was named by Linnaeus in 1763 and in 1894 named Felicia amelloides.

 
Syringa vulgaris L.

Syringa vulgaris is a native of the mountainous regions of south-eastern Europe.

 
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

Shrub or small tree, evergreen, 1-4 m high. Prostrata strain or upward. Green stalk, glabra, thin, flexible, geniculati. Leaves 2-6 cm long, oblong-elliptic, top obtuse or acute, margin fine teeth 3 ribs prominent upper front glabra, 12-15 mm long stalks.

 
Laurus nobilis

Laurus nobilis - on time and stay Greeks, laurel branches were used to make crowns for the heads of heroes, and to honor poets.

 
Chimonanthus praecox (L.) Link

Chimonanthus praecox - native species of China. Linnaeus described this species as the variety, as the Calycanthus praecox. In 1819 Lindley introduced a new kind Chimonanthus.

Deciduu shrub, 2-5 m high. Leaves opposite, entire, ovat-lanceolata, 7-20 cm long, thin, green, rough upper part, becoming yellow in autumn.

 
Magnoliopsida
Oenothera biennis - Luminita

Oenothera biennis is a biennial species, native to North America, naturalized in southern Europe. It was introduced in Europe in 1614.


 
Aptenia cordifolia Schwantes

Aptenia cordifolia - Prostate species, evergreen, native to southern Africa. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovat-cord, edge entire, 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal or axillary, short pedunculate, 1 cm diameter, 4 sepa unequal petals united at the base, pink to purple, stamens numerous. Blooms in April-August. Fruit capsule, obconica, 4 valves, 1 cm long.

 
Goniothalamus dumontetii

Small tree, stem 6 m tall, thin. Lujerii are pubescent. Leaves with Lamine obovata, 9-19 x 3.5-5.5 cm, short top acuminata, the acute subcoriacee, subglabra mid rib, ribs side 10-13 pairs, petiole 3.5-10 mm, slightly pubescent.

 
Cyphomandra betacea

Cyphomandra betacea - small tree, native of Peru and Chile, in tropical forests, at 700-2000 m altitude. It is grown in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela and New Zealand for its edible fruit, or ornamental tree. Fruits can be eaten cooked or raw in salads and desserts. It is shown that the seeds and skin to be removed. Fruits contain protein, vitamin C and E, vitamin A.

 
Hydrangea - Hortensia

Genus includes 80 species, the most popular are H. macrophylla, H. arborescens, H. paniculata and H. quercifolia. Shrub or voluble species with opposite leaves. Flowers solitary or grouped in inflorescences type corymb, Raceme. Ovary compound, 2-10 rags, below. Capsule truncata. Seeds numerous, ribbed.

 
Comments
Top
comments powered by Disqus
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links