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
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Legousia speculum-veneris - Venus looking-glass
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Speculum-Veneris Legousia can become invasive of cereal fields.
Perennial herbaceous, stem 7-40 cm high. Caulinare different from the basal leaves, the basal are lobate, and those are areas caulinare. Flower 3-5 cm diameter, white, yellow or red; 3.5 sepa obsolete; 5 or more petals, stamens numerous. Fruit achenes, top acuminata recurbat, 4,5-5,6 x 3,0-3,7 mm, brown doll. 2n = 16.
Coronilla vary - herbaceous perennial, native to SE Europe, grows on limestone rocks and ravines, arid plains, along the streets, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus L.
Herbaceous perennial, growing in groups, rhizomes and tuberous roots spindle. Strain 1-1,3 m, erect, slightly branched. Leaves 30-90 x 1.0-2.5 cm, green, linear, top acute. Blossom terminal cimoasa with flowers 6.12. Tepalele 7.10 x 2-3 cm, yellow lemons, outer tepalele have about 1.5 cm wide, the inner ones were 2.5 cm wide, ovoid. Blooms in June-July.
Hyacinthus orientalis - bulbous perennial with linear to lance-shaped, channeled, bright green leaves, 15-35 cm long. Is classified as an ornamental, and is native to the Mediterranean region. The essential oils found only in the flowers have been used in cosmetics and soap fragrances.
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.
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.
Allium croaticum Bogdanovic Brullo, Mitic and Salmeri sp.nov. in Croatia