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
Malacothamnus fasciculatus Greene
Evergreen shrub, vigorous, well branched, 1-4.5 m high. The stem and leaves are pubescent, stellate hairs. Leaves alternate, petiolate; language ovat-round, palmate lobate, 0-7 lobes rounded, toothed margins, 2.11 cm. Blossom spike, flowers Sesi.
Evergreen tree, 15-20 m high. Leaves simple, alternate, coriacee, limb oval edge gear, 2.5-5 cm long, short stalks. Flowers arranged in dense corymb, hermaphrodite, pentamere, white, 1.5 cm in diameter, calyx of 5 SEPA. Fruit capsule, containing 10-20 seeds.
Caesalpinia gilliesii - a species native to temperate and subtropical regions of South America, grown on every continent as an ornamental species in parks and gardens, may naturalize in areas where the climate is favorable.
Liriodendron tulipifera - tulip tree
Monoecious tree, 21-24 m tall, bark gray, smooth in youth, later fisureaza lengthwise. The wood is light, easily worked, and adaptable. Stalk sheet are brown. Leaves alternate, tri-lobate, lobe treminal is emarginat-truncated.
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.
Reseda phyteuma - annual or perennial grass, native to southern Europe and southwest Asia, North Africa, it grows on basic soils, grassy edges of roads, from 0 to 1900 m altitude.
Ribes uva-crispa - agris, grapes bear
Thorny shrub, 1 m high. Gray-brown bark is exfoliating. Rich stem branched divaricata. Branches long, thin, gray-brown with yellow top, pubescent glabrata in youth and adulthood. Leaves simple, cordiforme, 3-5 lobed, toothed, long stalks
Pachira aquatica growing naturally along rivers in Central and South America. Is cultivated in world wide like ornamental, in hedges or solitary. Resistant to drought anf flooding.
The seeds of P. aquatica are delicious raw, boiled or roasted. Young leaves and flowers are also edible. The seeds are high in protein and edible oil.