Scientific Name - Dasiphora fruticosa
Synonyms - Potentilla fruticosa L.
Popular names - shrubby cinquefoil, golden hardhack.
Distribution and Habitat - a native of Asia, grows on wet soils and wet rocks.
Description - deciduu shrub. Stems ascending or erect, reddish brown, thin. Leaves alternate, compound pinnate, leaflets 3-7, linear to oblong, pubescent to glabrata, lanceolate to ovate entire edges and obsolete, top acute, dark green-yellow on top and pale green on the bottom. Bracts linear-oblong. Flowers hermaphrodite or unisexuate, solitary or in terminal CIME. Sepals acuminata. Petals yellow, orbicular, 5-15 mm long. Blooms from June to August. Fruit achenes 2 mm long, brown, bristled. 2n = 14
Propagation - by seeds or seedlings semilignificati.
Trees and shrubs
Helianthemum nummularium - Rock Rose
Scientific name, Helianthemum numularium, derived from the Greek Helios = sun and the Latin word indicating the currency, numumus = currency, because the flowers that sparkle in sunlight like a golden coin.
Deciduous tree, native (Romania), 15 m high. The stem is often crooked, irregular. Crown rare, bright, large and irregular. Bark is thick, deeply wrinkled, forming a cracked ritidom in rectangular plates, dark brown.
Ceiba pentandra - tree, native of tropical America, seen as a species cultivated in the Philippines, growing in arid regions,forests and grasslands from sea level to 1000 m altitude.
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
Rhipsalis grandiflora Haworth 1819
Teline canariensis - shrub native (endemic) of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, grows at the edge of forests of Pinus radiata and Laurus canariensis novo in association with Neotinea maculata, Hypericum reflexum and Cystus sympithifolius, from 500 to 1500 m altitude.
Firmiana simplex - also known as Sterculia platanifolia, was named in honor of Karl Joseph von Firmiana (1718-1782).
Firmiana simplex - ornamental species grown in parks and gardens in shady and protected from winds exhibitions.
Herbaceous perennial species, dioecious. 5 cm diameter stalk. Leaves green to green-yellow with the main rib, which ends with a cylindrical Carcel which is longer than the tongue of the leaf, finished with a pitcher. Blossom panic or Raceme. Digestive glands are located inside the jar walls. Seeds are small and filiforme.