Corryocactus is a genus of cacti native of western South America, with strong columnare strains. Flowers are bell shaped. Fruit large overall, with thorns, edible.
Corryocactus was dedicated to AT Corry, chief engineer of Peruvian railways, "quadrangularis" in Latin, 4 ungiuri, 4 ribs.
Corryocactus quadrangularis is originally from Ayacucho and Peru. Species shrub, branched from the base of 1-1.5 m high and 4-5 cm in diameter. Deep strain bacon, 4-5. Central spins (1-2) are 4-6 cm long, and the thorns radial (4-8) are 1-2 cm. Flowers yellow to carmine, 4-5 cm long. Fruit reddish green, 3 cm in diameter.
It reproduces by seeds or stem cuttings.
Lives in conditions of maximum brightness, accept direct sunlight. Minimum temperature is supported by 5 °C.
Cactus and succulent plants
Juicy perennial species, rizomatoasa. Leaves basal, linear, cylindrical, fleshy, 10-15 cm long. Floral stem is 45 cm long. Blossom flowers made up of 40-50 cm, arranged in Raceme 15-30 cm long.
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.
Aloe vera Mill.
Agapanthus species. Cultivation and maintenance
Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) JWMoore
Shrub or small tree, 7.5-15 m high; ritidom thin, scaly, producing a scaly trunk. Leaves pungent rum, obovata to elliptic, 3-15 x 1.2-7.5 cm, acute to round at the narrow top, coriacee.
Saxifraga squarrosa - endemic sub-species of sub-Eastern Alps, grows on limestone rocks and debris, from 1200 m to 2500 m altitude.
Tropaeolum majus L. - nasturium, Capucine
Tropaeolum majus is originally from Peru, which grows along the coasts and forests of hardwood. Also in Peru, is cultivated to prepare salads. The leaves are rich in minerals, vitamin C and a natural antibiotic.