Scientific name - Angophora hispida Blaxell
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.
Properties and Uses - can be used as ornamental trees in dry areas, and as a street tree.
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
Trees and shrubs
Species native to North America, lies at altitudes up to 1500 m in Romania is less common in parks and gardens as ornamental species.
Leaves, branches and bark is an aromatic oil extracts used in medicine.
Cornus sanguinea grows throughout Europe, rarer in the north, in the thicket, forest edges and edges of streets, from plain to 1000 m altitude.
Schinus molle - evergreen tree, 3-15 m tall. Originally from Argentina, Bolivia and Peru where it grows from 0 to 2400 m altitude. Cultivated soil erosion, but also as ornamental species, or bonsai.
Spartium junceum - native to the Canary Islands and Mediterranean Basin, grows in arid places, ground limestone, from plain to 600-2000 m, in association with Quercus pubescens, Quercus ilex, Fraxinus ornus, Cotinus coggygria.
Canarina canariensis - herbaceous, commutes glaucescenta. Endemic from the Canary Islands, Tenerife, grows at the edge of forests, from 300 to 1000 m altitude.
Linum viscosum - increases in floor and alpine mountain in southern Europe, from Iberia to the Balkans, the arid grasslands and bushes, the limestone bedrock, from plain to 1600 m altitude.
Acer platanoides - norway maple
Acer platanoides - used as an ornamental species in parks and gardens, but also the green street.
In the United States was introduced around 1700 in East Pensilveniei. It was introduced as ornamental species, the green street, in many areas of culture out of control and become invasive species.