Scientific Name - Carpinus betulus L.
Synonyms - Carpinus caucasica Grossh.
Popular names - carpen, carpino bianco, carpino comune, carpe, xarma
Distribution and Habitat - a species native to Southeast Asia to Central Europe, in association with Quercus robur, Fagus sp., Fraxinus excelsior, grows both hill and mountain, may reach up to 1400 m altitude.
Description - tree species, decidua, 20-25 m tall. Stems erect, reddish stems and pubescent. Leaves alternate, short-petiolate, lamina elliptic, tip acute, base truncated-cordata and asymmetric double-toothed edges, dark green top, green bottom with ribs evident, stems 1.5 cm in length. Flowers monoecious, clustered in Amenti pendula. Blooms in April-May. Fruit achenes 4-5 x 7-9 mm, protected by a trilobite bracts in infrutescente.
Tolerances - semi-shade.
Requirements - land rather mild, sunny exhibitions.
Propagation - by seeds,
Properties and Uses - Used as a species for reforestation land.
Curiosity - Hornbeam wood is hard, but less durable dacaeste in wet environments.
Suitable for bonsai training.
Trees and shrubs
Palm mono, with one strain. Trunk erect, gray, 20 m high and 50 cm in diameter. Paripenat-leaves are compound, folio 200-250 pairs of linear-lanceolata. 4,5-5,5 m long Frondele and stalks are covered quarter length. Foliolele have 1,5-5 cm wide. Ribbed rachides may be green or bronze.
Evergreen ornamental plant of the Theaceae family, native from Eastern Asia, its origin is still controversial, being considered by some as species indigenous from Japonia and, by others, from China. It was introduced into Europe by the Portuguese in 1542 and soon spread to Spain, England, France and Italy; into United States at the beginning of the 18th century, and in Australia during the mid 19th century.
Rosa moschata 'Mozart'
Rosa moschata 'Mozart' is an antique rose, used as an ornamental species, solitary or in groups of 2-4 plants.
Evergreen shrub, 2-3 m high, stem thin, highly ramified, almost glabru. Leaves alternate, petiolate, membranous, paripenat compound, 2-3 pairs of folio; stipele linear, obsolete, or oblong-folio oblonga lanceolata, 5 x 1 cm, top acute or obtuse, base round and asymmetrical, the ventral green, glabra .
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.
Prunus serotina - a native of North America, grows on the edge of forests on sandy soils and poor.
The new species of Chirita (Gesneriaceae) from Yunnan, China
Actinidia deliciosa - kiwi
Actinidia deliciosa fruits are edible, used for beverages, desserts, containing vitamin C, A and E and potassium.
Alnus cordata - alder of Corsica
Alnus cordata is a deciduuous tree, native to Italy and Corsica, occurs naturally in poorly drained soils, in semi-shade. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure, dry conditions as well as a dusty atmosphere. Is cultivated as ornamental trees in gardens and parks.