Scientific Name - Anthurium amnicola
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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
Anemone hupehensis var. japonica
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Lampranthus aurantiacus. perennial species, succulent native to South Africa. Cultivated as ornamental species for rocarii.
Cosmos sulphureus - used as an ornamental species for borders or groups, in association with Asclepias curassavica, Coreopsis tinctoria, Oenothera fruticosa, Rudbeckia hirta, Salvia farinacea, Solidago canadensis, Tagetes erecta.
Viola x wittrockiana
Bletilla are easy to grow, to shady borders, where they make a handsome textural combination with ferns.
Anigozanthos rufus - Leg of kangaroo
Herbaceous rizomatoasa, Geof, 100-150 cm height. Mate leaves, gray-green, glabra, evergreen, 20-40 x 2-6 cm, margins scabrous. Escape very branched, tomentos. Inflorescences numerous, raceme. Red-purple flowers with pear, rare yellow-orange. Perianth law zigomorfic, lobate, tubular tomntoase, red, 25-35 mm long
Tahina J. Dransf. & Rakotoarinivo, gender. November. family Arecaceae
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On December 5, 2006, Bruno Leroy, resident and avid Madagascar palm, has posted a picture of an unidentified palm on www.palms.org the International Palm Society.