23
Mar
2009
Bergen crassifolia (L.) Fritsch.
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Bergen crassifolia (L.) Fritsch.

Synonyms - Bergen cordifolia, Saxifraga cordifolia.

Popular names - Siberian tea, Bergen, elephant-ears, borlevel.

Distribution and Habitat - grows on rocks soils, rocky slopes and pine forests at altitudes of 1100-1800 m originally from Central and East Asia, in Siberia, Russia, Mongolia and China.

Description - herbaceous perennial forms a bush evergreen basal leaves, stems florifere up to 50 cm tall, dark purple. Leaves 25 cm wide, or elliptic obovata language, rim around the base cuneata, top obtuse, long petiole, 3-9 cm long. Panic blossom, flowers pink or dark pink open. Flower bisexual, actinomorfa, dialipetala, pentamera, campanulata, 1.5 cm long, sepal era CTE, to triangular-obovata obovata, 3-4 x 2-4 mm, subsesila, glabra edges, top obtuse, dark purple, petals elliptical to narrow-ovata, 7-8 x 4-5 mm, top truncated. Blooms in March-May. Fruit capsule trapezoidal, 1,4-1,7 x 0,5-0,6 mm, glabra, dark brown. 2n = 34.

Growth rate - incet.a

Tolerances - tolerate temperatures up to (-20) ˚ C. Exhibitions tolerate sunny drought.

Requirements - prefer shows shaded, humus-rich soil.

Propagation - by dividing rhizomes or seeds. It is planted from October to March. The seeds are alike in soil hothouse, is to stratify 1-6 months (15) ˚ C. It may resemble and soon after maturing, late spring. The new plants are planted in permanent jobs after last danger of frost late.

Natural partners and Garden - Alchemilla mollis, Aucuba japonica, Campanula lactiflora, Heuchera, Phlox paniculata, Cimicifuga racemosa.

Properties and Uses - is regarded as antidiareica and antiseptic, leaves used in infusions. Ethanol extract of leaves of Bergen crassifolia has antioxidant properties.

References

Frances Tenenbaum - Shade Gardening - Houghton Mifflin, 1994

Tomasz Anisko - When Perennials Bloom - Timber Press, 2008

Vit Bojnansky, Agata Fargasova - Atlas of Seeds and Fruits of Central and East-European Flora - Springer, 2007

Photos
Top
See also
Top
Flowers
Solidago caesia - blue-stemmed goldenrod

Solidago box to - perennial species, native to North America, grows naturally in dry soils on roadsides.

 
Calystegia sepium

Calystegia sepium - rhizomatic herbaceous perennial, grows spontaneously throughout Europe and Asia, infesting herbaceous crops, grain, grow on the stems bush bush, from 0 to 1400 m altitude.

 
Verbascum blattaria

Verbascum blattaria - Herbaceous biennial, glabra bottom of the stem and glandular hairs towards the top, grows spontaneously in the desert and the hot side of cultivated fields, rivers and channels, up to 800 m altitude.

 
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora

Crocosmia, comes from the Greek 'Krok' = Crocus, and 'osme' = odor, "smell of Crocus'. Crocosmia was described in 1851 by Jules Emile Planchon.

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora was created in France in 1880.

 
Epimedium alpinum

Rizomatoase two perennial species (Epimedium pubigerum and Epimedium alpinum) originating from southern Europe. Stem erect, to 25-38 cm tall, round, smooth, horizontal rhizome. Decidue or semi-evergreen leaves, cordiforme, acuminata, cilia-soirees, petiolate, 13 cm long, green becoming bronze in the fall, Pendente

 
Magnoliopsida
Laurus nobilis

Laurus nobilis - on time and stay Greeks, laurel branches were used to make crowns for the heads of heroes, and to honor poets.

 
Diospyros kaki L. - Khaki

Monoecious tree, 6-12 m high. Trunk erect, conical crown, brown bark is exfoliating in small plates. Leaves fell, coriacee, alternate, language oval-elliptic, margin entire, top acuminata, the attenuated, shiny green on top and pubescent towards the bottom, 7-20 x 4.10 cm, petiole 1-1.5 cm long.

 
Nicotiana tabacum

Nicotiana tabacum - herbaceous annual, terofita. The product obtained is known cigarettes.

 
Cichorium intybus - Chicory

Herbaceous biennial or perennial. Stem erect, with branches hispida, geniculate .30 to 120 cm tall. Roots spindle, long on break leaving a bitter white latex. Basal leaves in rosette, petiolate, lamina oblong-lanceolata, lirat-pinatifide or toothed, 30 x 12 cm. The leaves are caulinare Sesi, alternate, oblong-lanceolata.

 
Ailanthus altissima - cenuser, false castor

Ailanthus altissima - tree quickly ascending, with large pinnate leaves and terminal flower bouquets green-white.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links