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
Carpinus betulus - hard wood shaft with durable but less humid conditions. Suprta trimming and better suited for bonsai training.
Asclepias currasavica - scarlet milkweed
Asclepias currasavica - species used as ornamental plants for small gardens, in combination with other herbs such as Echinacea purpurea, Ratibida pinnata, ornamental grasses.
Dovyalis caffra - kei-apple
Dovyalis caffra - fruit edible, with a high vitamin C content (80-120 mg/g), potassium (600 mg), and makes an excellent jam.
Cyclamen persicum is a tuberous perennial species, originated in Persia. Cordiforme leaves, 2-14 cm long, dark green, mottled with silver, long petiole. Flowers axillary, solitary, 5 petals ciclamen reflected color, red, white, purple, floral stem of 5-15 cm tall, blooming from late winter to early spring. Fruit capsule.
Hepatica nobilis Schreb
Herbaceous perennial, fibrous root. Leaves evergreen, coriacee, the young are green open and passwords, dark olive green on the upper face, and purple on the lower face at maturity and during flowering, cordiform 3-lobate, lobe ovat, margin entire, top obtuse.
Aptenia cordifolia Schwantes
Aptenia cordifolia - Prostate species, evergreen, native to southern Africa. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovat-cord, edge entire, 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal or axillary, short pedunculate, 1 cm diameter, 4 sepa unequal petals united at the base, pink to purple, stamens numerous. Blooms in April-August. Fruit capsule, obconica, 4 valves, 1 cm long.
Polygala chamaebuxus - perennial, evergreen, subfrutescenta, native to Central, Eastern and South-East, it grows on rocky places in alpine floor.