Scientific Name - Cassia angustifolia
Synonyms - Cassia Senna
Popular name - Senna, nilavari, Indian Senna.
Distribution and Habitat - indigenous species in North Africa.
Description - undergrowth, 1 m high. Leaves compound, pinnate. Yellow flowers arranged in terminal raceme erect. Frcut bean, 3.5-6.5 x 1.5 cm, dark green and then brown, a pod contains 5-7 seeds, smooth, dark brown. 2n = 28
Requirements - exhibitions sunny.
Management - the plants have a child, first child to be made in 50-70 days and the second at 130-150 days.
Propagation - by seeds. Before sowing, seeds should be treated with Captan, and wetted for 24 hours for a uniform germination, it looks at 30 cm distance and 2.5 cm depth, germination takes place in three days.
Pests and diseases - alternatinghe alternated, Phyllosticta sp., Cercospora sp. Catopsilia pyranthae.
Properties and Uses - leaves and fruits are used as laxatives and purgatives.
Trees and shrubs
Daphne mezereum - spurge Laurel
Daphne mezereum - deciduu shrub, native of Europe and Western Asia, cultivated as an ornamental shrub.
All species of the genus Daphne are toxic. Contact with fruit juice or resin skin irritation.
Lotus maculatus Breitf.
Herbaceous, with the stem wood, under-shrub pendulum. Strain up to 1.5 m high, glabra, gray-green silky, internoduri 35-45 mm stipele children. Leaves imparipenat, 5 folio; foliole 10-25 x 1 mm, subulate or linear, convex upper and concave lower edges entire, top obtuse-rounded, surface moderately pubescent.
Shrub or small tree, evergreen, 1-4 m high. Prostrata strain or upward. Green stalk, glabra, thin, flexible, geniculati. Leaves 2-6 cm long, oblong-elliptic, top obtuse or acute, margin fine teeth 3 ribs prominent upper front glabra, 12-15 mm long stalks.
Menzies ferruginea Smith
Shrub 1-2 m tall, thin stalk, reddish brown, slightly pubescent, terminal buds in bouquets, bark red-brown to gray-brown, thin, becomes scaly. Leaves alternate, decidue, nervatiune pinnate, obovata-elliptic, 3-6 cm long, dark green on upper and pale green inside, margins entire or soirees.
Bellis perennis L. - bucks
Herbaceous perennial, prostrata, pubescent, 12-20 cm high. Rhizome short, fibrous roots. Leaves arranged in basal rosette, the surface covered with glandular hairs; language spatulate, crenata edge, rib median obvious, ribbed wing. Inflorescences solitary, 1.5-3 cm in diameter, involucre 3.8 mm high, bracts ovata or oval
Asclepias fruticosa - shrub native from South Africa, introduced in the Mediterranean for textiles.
Ostrya carpinifolia - used as an ornamental species for gardens, parks and green street.
Ostrya is derived from Greek 'Ostrya', referring to the shape of bracts that protect the fruit.
Harpephyllum caffrum - evergreen tree, endemic to southern Africa, Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal and southern Mozambiqului, grows in coastal forests.