Scientific name - Arabis turrita L.
Synonyms - Erysimum alpinum, Arabis brassicaeformis
Popular names - turicea, cast, arabetta Maggiore
Distribution and Habitat - originated in Europe, grows on limestone cliffs, rocky coasts, in the bushes in the plain region until mountain floor.
Description - annual or perennial species, root systems, branched. Stems 40-70 cm tall. Rosette leaves elliptic or ovate oblong, narrowed to the petiole. Stem leaves sessile, elliptic or lanceolate, the auricula heart amplexicaule, sinuata unevenly toothed, bristle star. Raceme inflorescence often umbeliform flowers tetramere, dialipetale, actinomorfe. Pedicel shorter than the flower. Sepa narrow lanceolate, 5 mm long, stellate glabra and hairy. Petals yellow, oblanceolat cunea, 8-9 mm. Stamens 5-6 mm long. Blooms in April-May. Infrutescentthe more elongated, with long pedicel, 4-9 mm, joined the axis; silicve cured unilateral arched horizontal patents, 8-12 cm x 2-2.6 mm. Seeds round or ovate. 2.5 - 3 mm.
Places where the species was seen - Mount Grappa at 665 m altitude.
Reseda lutea - herbaceous annual, papilla or glabrous. Hailing from Europe, increases alkaline soils, fields, dry ribs, from 0 to 2000 m altitude.
Dianthus carthusianorum - carnation field
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, simple or branched, 25-65 cm, glabra. Leaves opposite, lamina linear-spatulate, 3-13 cm, green edges glabrata. Blossom dense, 4-15 flowers; bractei lanceolata, equal to or greater than the calyx, herbaceous, 4-6 bracteole, brown, oblong-obovata. Pedicel 0.1-2 mm.
Pelargonium australe - Muscat
Herbaceous perennial, 50 cm high, sparsely hairy, stems covered with non-glandular hairs. Leaves opposite, lamina ovata, ± circular, 2-9 cm long, 2-8 cm wide, 5-7 lobes, lobes Curl crenata edge, pubescent or ± glabra, 13 cm long stalks. Flowers arranged in umbele, 4.12 flowers pedunculate, 3.10 cm long, pedicel 1-2 cm long. Calyx lobes are 4.7 mm long, 1-6-8 SEPA, 8 mm long.
Pontederia cordata L.
Species aquatic perennial, 45-60 cm tall, thin rhizome. Leaves basal, erect, ovat-lanceolata, with the cord; long petiole. Flowers violet-blue, rarely white, with an upper lobe yellow blossom disposed in ear type. Perianth campanulata, Revol tube after blooming, 6 stamens, 3 more unequal, May 3 children; anther elliptic, blue. Blooms in June-September. The fruit contains a single seed, indehiscent.
Sophora derived from Arabic and means tree with pea flowers. Specific epithet is in honor davidii Abbe Armand David, a French missionary and naturalist who contributed to the knowledge of flora and fauna of China.
Sophora davidii is from Hubei, China, where it grows on rocky places at elevations of 1 000 - 3 500 m.
Dovyalis caffra - kei-apple
Dovyalis caffra - fruit edible, with a high vitamin C content (80-120 mg/g), potassium (600 mg), and makes an excellent jam.
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.
Kigelia is a genus with a singke species, which is cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Sausage tree is a tree whit a invasive root system, so keep it clear of buildings and paving.