Scientific Name - Chrysosplenium alternifolium L.
Popular names - spleen, alternate-leaved golden saxifrage.
Distribution and Habitat - grows in wet and shady places in Europe, Asia and North America, from 220-2450 m altitude.
Description - grass, flower stem yellowish. Leaves orbicular, alternate, 1-1.5 mm long bristled. Yellow flowers in terminal depth, petals absent, stamens 8. Inferior ovary. Fruit capsule. Blooms in April-May.
Propagation - by seeds sown in spring or autumn cold and shaded greenhouse.
Curiosity - rare species.
New species from Brazil Swartz - Swartz trimorphica Mansano & AL Souza
Shaft, 6 m high, branches hairy. Stipele 1.5-2 x 1-1.2 mm, triangulation, passwords, decidue. Imparipenat-compound leaves, folio 9, petiole about 2.4 cm long, hairy-tomentoase, talkative leaf 7.5-8.3 x 2.9-3.6 cm, elliptic, oval-oblong, glabru few hairy face and inside the main rib, the acute - cuneata, apex caudate
Carpinus betulus - hard wood shaft with durable but less humid conditions. Suprta trimming and better suited for bonsai training.
Nicotiana alata - perennial species, native to Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. The genus name 'Nicotiana' was given in honor of Jean Nicot of Villemain, French consul in Lisbon, which in 1560 sent seeds to France.
Salix reticulata is a shrub alpine areas grows, from 1800-2700 m altitude in association with Silene acaulis and Dryas octopetala.