Scientific name - Aquilegia atrata Koch
Synonyms - Aquilegia vulgaris var. atroviolacea, Aquilegia vulgaris subsp. atrata
Popular names - boilers, dark Columbine, Aquilegia Scura.
Distribution and Habitat - spontaneous species in mountain forests in Austria, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy and Slovenia, which grows in the semiumbra, from 400 to 2000 m altitude.
Description - herbaceous perennial. Rhizome thick, vertically or diagonally. Stem erect, branched, pubescent, green or red-purple shades, 30-80 cm high. Leaf sectors lobate 3 lobes or parts, green on the upper face and green on the lower glauca, basal leaves are long-petiolate, petiole 10-20 cm; caulinare leaves are smaller. Flowers actinomorfe, symmetric radiata, Pendente, hermaphrodite, perfumingI, long-pedunculate, ready to blossom panic; 5 tepale outer petaloide, spatulate or oval-lanceolata dark violet; 5 tepale interior nectarifere, dark purple, which ends with one spur to recurbat shaft, yellow stamens, May longer than the petals. Blooms in May-July. Fruit follicles. Seeds small, 1-1.5 mm long, black, shiny.
Propagation - by seeds, it looks like spring or fall. In the first year will be only a rosette of leaves, flowering the second year.
Convolvulus althaeoides - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Mediterranean basin, growing in dry places, on the streets.
Lilium candidum - lily
Lilium candidum - geofita bulbous, originating in the Mediterranean region, rising to 600-700 m altitude.
The lily is a symbol of purity and chastity, became the symbol of the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel.
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.
Tussilago windbag - coltsfoot
From the Latin Tussilago tussis = cough on the plant's medicinal properties, windbag is the old name of poplar because of similarities between these species leaves.
Windbag Tussilago Tussilago is the only species of the genus.
Dioscorides, used potbal leaves as a substitute for tobacco, and to treat cough and asthma.
Eriobotrya japonica Lindl
Small tree, 5-10 m high, trunk erect, divide, tomentoase branches, erect and espana, bark gray-brown, smooth, crown open, umbeliforma in adulthood. Leaves persistent, alternate, simple, elliptical language-lanceolata, margine evening, acuminata; nervatiuni lecundare are thick and deep language that seems inflated between them
The new species of Chirita (Gesneriaceae) from Yunnan, China
Herbaceous perennial species, dioecious. 5 cm diameter stalk. Leaves green to green-yellow with the main rib, which ends with a cylindrical Carcel which is longer than the tongue of the leaf, finished with a pitcher. Blossom panic or Raceme. Digestive glands are located inside the jar walls. Seeds are small and filiforme.
Rosa 'American Pillar'
Rambler, 4-6 x 3 m. The simple flowers grouped in bouquets of flowers or solitary, 5-20, 5-6 cm diameter, red-fuchsia, deep red with a white spot in center, yellow anthers are visible. Leaves dark green, shiny, becoming purple before falling. Bloom once a year in June-July.
Deciduu or semi-evergreen shrub, prostrat, 50-150 cm tall and 1.2-1.8 m wide, often branched, with horizontal branches. Buds are pink opening spring. Suborbiculare or elliptical leaves, glossy dark green. The flowers are pink, small, almost Sesi, 1-2, anther white blooms in May-June, attracting bees.