Scientific Name - Anthurium amnicola
Popular names -
Distribution and Habitat - Panama native (endemic), grows in tropical forests from 600 to 900 m altitude.
Description - herbaceous perennial, epiphytic. Leaves erect, petiolate, petiole 6-11 cm long, limb subcoriaceu, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, top graded acuminata, base acute or obtuse, 7 - 14.5 x 1.2 - 3.5 cm. Inflorescence erect, 6-26 cm long, shoulder subcoriacee, pale purple, ovate, 2.6 - 4 x 1.5-2 cm, abruptly acuminata at the top, round up to the attenuated base; spadix purple, violet, 0.8-2 cm long, flowers 2 x 3 mm. Fruit Baca, global, 4 mm in diameter, mezocarp jelly. Seeds 1-2, green, ovoid, 2.5 mm.
Tolerances - minimum night-time temperatures should be below 15 ° C and maximum daytime temperature does not exceed the 35 &g C.
Requirements - soil rich in organic matter mixed with perlite (for good drainage), exhibitions sunny but not direct sun.
Management - dried leaves can be removed because the diseases and pests. They fertilize with N: P: K ratio of 20:20:20.
Propagation - are planted at 30 cm x 30 cm distance between plants. It produces flowers after 8 months of planting.
Pests and diseases - Fusarium sp. Gloeosporoides Colletotrichum, Xanthomonas campestris
Leaves in basal rosette, 5.12 x 1.5-3 mm, limb oblong-lanceolata, 1.3 mm peak cuspidata, dilated to the wing edges pinnate-lobate, 5 cm long stalks. Blossom wing, 20-40 cm, hispida, bracts 5-10 mm.
Geranium argenteum - herbaceous perennial, grows in the Alps, the limestone rocks in central and northern Italy until SE France, from 1600-2100 m altitude. Rare species.
Commelina communis - grows naturally in East Asia, prefer shade and moist forests in 0-6000 altit.
Commelina genus species is often confused with species of the genus Tradescantia, both belonging to the same family, Commelinaceae. Commelina flowers genre has two large petals and a small petal, flowers from three species of Tradescantia petals are equal in size.
Nicotiana alata - perennial species, native to Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. The genus name 'Nicotiana' was given in honor of Jean Nicot of Villemain, French consul in Lisbon, which in 1560 sent seeds to France.
Allium brussalisii (Aliaceae), new species from Greece
Paraensis Alstroemeria sp. November.
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.
Genus name comes from Prince Raimondo di Sangro (1710-1771) of San Severo, born in Naples, Italy. In 1753 Carl Linnaeus in Species Plantarum, including the genus Sansevieria in Aloe. Sansevieria genus was stabilized by Thunberg in 1794 described the second species, S. thyrsiflora and S. aethiopica.