Scientific name - Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt.
Popular names -
Distribution and Habitat - native to North America, grows on sandy soil, along roads and railways.
Description - herbaceous annual. Stems slender, 30-100 cm tall. Leaves petiolate, opposite, bi-pinnate-sectors, glabra, leaflets linear-lanceolate to linear-oblong, entire, slightly pubescent stems and stalks, stems, 8 inches long. Terminal inflorescence, peduncle 6 cm long, involucre double, outer layer is green, 3 mm long, scales lanceolate, glabrata, inner layer, scales 8 cm long, purplish-brown, glabra, top acute. Ligulate flowers in August, 1.5 cm long, lobed at top, yellow or yellow with purple base. Flowers tubular, 8 mm long, corolla tube, 3 mm long, yellow-orange, purple top, four-lobed, fertile. Style forked orange. Blooms in June andeptembrie. Achenes 1.8 mm long, glabra, dolls absent.
Growth rate - fast.
Requirements - sandy, well-drained, sunny in the exhibition.
Propagation - by seeds in March and May, directly into garden soil. Germinate in 3-5 days at 21 ° C.
Cultivars - 'Mahogany Midget' with dark red flowers.
Properties and Uses - is used as an ornamental plant for mixed borders, in pots or cut flowers.
Eschscholzia californica - California poppy
Perennial species in the area of origin, in other regions is annual, reaching up to 5-60 cm high, glabra, glauca. Stem branched, decumbenta. Leaves basal and caulinare, green-glauca, sectors, lobes linear or obluongi, glabra. Floriferi buds are obconici pick. Flowers solitary, peduncle of 5-15 cm long, calyx acute or acuminata, glabru, glauca; Corola consisting of 4 petals yellow-orange, 5 cm long, numerous stamens.
Herbaceous perennial, 50-80 cm tall, vigorous root-branched, cylindrical, 5-20 cm long and 1-2.5 cm in diameter. Strain fasciculated, erect, branched in upper parts. Leaves alternate, Terni-compound, the last segment with red ribbed, oblong-elliptic; foliolele are ongust-ovata or elliptic, 8-12 x 2-4 cm. 6.10 cm long stalks
Tribulus terrestris - the old woman's teeth
Herbaceous annual, prostrata, with branches 80 cm long. Paripenat-compound leaves, 4-8 folio, oblong folio, 4.12 x 4 mm. Sepa 2-4 mm long. Petals 3.6 mm long. Stigma pyramidal-elongated. Blooms in May-September.
Delosperma cooperi originated southern Africa. Prostrata or erect stem, grows up to 13 cm high and 60 inches wide. Leaves opposite, succulent, cylindrical or 3 angles, without stipule. Flowers solitary or Cime, terminal or axillary, 8 cm diameter, open purple, calyx with 5 lobes unequal, inferior ovary with 5 rooms.
Aglaia odorata is a tree native to Southeast Asia and grown as an ornamental tree throughout the Pacific Rim. In the Philippines, a decoction of roots is used as a drink to reduce fever.
Herbaceous perennial, rhizome cylindrical. Reddish stem, 80-100 cm tall, easy hirsuta-pubescent, branched. Leaves alternate, petiolare, lanceolata-ovata, margine evening, slightly pubescent; to the top of the stem leaves are Sesi.
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
Tree 25 m high. Trunk erect, branched. Ritidom smooth, dark gray. Crown broad, thick, tapered. Leaves persistent, alternate, coriacee, lamina ovat-oblong, acute, entire and slightly wavy edge on the upper side and glossy green color, on the underside is brown-rust, pubescent, ribbed central rib obvious; nervatiuni pinnate secondary.