13
Jul
2010
Campanula spicata
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Campanula spicata

Popular names - Campanula Spiga, Klasasta zvoncica.

Distribution and Habitat - grows on limestone rocks, rape, at 400-2500 m altitude, endemic species in the Alps.

Description - herbaceous biennial or perennial. Simple stem, 40-100 cm tall, ruvida, patent hairs, 1-1.5 mm long. Lower leaves linear-spatulate, 1-1.5 x 8-15 cm stalks ¼ of the batter, needle, leaf caulinare Sesi, the semiaplexicaule. Flowers numerous, blue-purple, Sesi, the apical spikes, bracts triangular, 1 x 2-5 cm, calyx tube 3 mm, linear lobes 2 x 5 mm 12 mm Corola tube, lobes 8 mm. Blooms in July-August. Capsule conical fruit, wood.

Properties and Uses - rocarii cultivated as ornamental species.

Photos
Top
See also
Top
Flowers
Acta spicata

Acta spicata - a species native to Europe and Asia, grows in mountain forests in beech forests from 400 to 1500 m altitude.

 
Aquilegia atrata Koch

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

 
Primula cousin - cuckoo boot

Primula cousin - Herbaceous perennial with cylindrical rhizome, native to Europe and Asia, grows through meadows, sunny pastures, edges of woods, from hills to the alpine region.

 
Aster amellus

Aster amellus - a species native to Europe and Asia, common in the collinear, dry and sunny at the edge boschetelor grow on limestone bedrock, from 0 to 800 m altitude.

 
Salvia nemorosa

Salvia nemorosa - perennial species, native to southeastern Europe, with an area richer in Carpatico-Danubian region, increases the arid grasslands of the plains up to 1000 m altitude.

 
Magnoliopsida
Legousia speculum-veneris - Venus looking-glass

French botanist Legousia is dedicated Legouz name of Garland, founder of the botanical gardens in Digione 1773;  speculum-veneris = mirror of Venus because of the corolla form.

Speculum-Veneris Legousia can become invasive of cereal fields.

 
Physostegia virginiana

Physostegia virginiana - perennial species, rhizomatic, native to North America, grows on wet pastures.

Physostegia virginiana - cultivated as ornamental species in parks and public gardens.

 
Acacia anceps

Acacia anceps - evergreen shrub, 2-3 m tall. Originally from southern Australia, growing in limestone soils on coastal sand and red-brown sands.

 
Calophyllum inophyllum

Tree. Stem thick, iregulat branched, 8-20 m high, small trunk with rough bark and dark, horizontal branches. Leaves opposite, dark green, elliptical language, 10-20 x 6.9 cm, the round, top round, margins entire, ribs parallel and perpendicular to the mid rib. Flowers in axillary Cime of 4-15 flowers blossom is white rachides cream, white flowers, 2.5 cm diameter and 0.8-1.4 cm long.

 
Kigelia africana

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.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links