Scientific name - Encyclia Hanbury (Lindley) Schlechter, 1914.
Synonyms - Lindley Epidendrum Hanbury
Popular names --
Distribution and Habitat - native species of Guatenala, Mexico and Panama, increased to 1200-1800 m altitude, and occasionally litofita terrestrial species in the forests of oak and pine.
Description - herbaceous perennial, evergreen. Pseudobulb 8 x 4 cm. 1.2 leaves, elliptic-lanceolata, or elliptic-oblong, obtuse, 23 x 3 cm. Raceme blossom or panic, 100 cm long, 15-35 flowers, flower 5 cm diameter. Sepalele and petals are purple-brown, wavy, white lip pink ribbed red-purple, 20-25 mm long. Blooms in March-May.
Requirements - minimum and maximum temperatures during the day 18-30 ˚ C. Temperaturestheir minimum and maximum during the night 13-21 ˚ C. Minimum and maximum humidity of 60-95. Substrate, moss and pine bark with charcoal.
Propagation - by seed or division.
Diseases and pests --
Carl L. Withner - The South American Encyclia Species - Timber Press, 2000
Isobyl la Croix, Phillip Cribb - The New Encyclopedia of Orchids: 1500 Species in Cultivation - Timber Press, 2008
Cultivation and maintenance of species Begonia rex
Rizomatoasa species. Leaves ovata, 20 cm long, the edges present pear, green metallic dark green stripe in the center and on the languages, separated by a concentric zone silver. Flowers pink, 3 cm in diameter. Blooms in winter.
Gardenia jasminoides - Gardenia
Shrub or small tree, growing 1-15 m tall. Leaves glossy, evergreen, opposite, coriacee, oval or elliptical, dark green, 7-10 cm long. Large solitary flowers, double or semiduble, white, 5.12 cm diameter. Bloom from May to September.
Aloe vera Mill.
Rhipsalis grandiflora Haworth 1819
Gymnadenia conopsea - can be planted in parks and public gardens, on lawns or grassy rocks.
Gymnadenia conopsea - Gymnadenia genus name comes from the Greek words 'gymnos' = empty and 'Aden' = gland.
Ursinum Allium L. - Aliu of June, Ramsons, wild garlic
Herbaceous perennial, bulb. Oblung bulb. Leaves 2-3, lanceolata, margin entire, top acute, 30 x 3.6 cm. Flowers white, 6-20 hermaphrodite, in whole or pointed umbela backs, caduca; 6 tepale lanceolata, about 1 cm, 6 stamens, superior ovary, peduncle 2 cm. Blooms in May-June. Fruit capsule.
Areca catechu L.
Popular names - English: Areca, Areca-nut, betel nut palm, French: cachou falling within subheading, Arequier, German: Betelnusspalme, Guam: pugua, India: Pan, Spanish: catechou hand, Yap: bu.
Areca catechu - originating in eastern Africa, southern Asia and the Pacific Islands. Grows in tropical climates at altitudes from 0 to 900 m.
Allium schoenoprasum is used as an ornamental species for borders or pots.
Leaves eaten cooked or raw with oil and fish. Leaves used like raw onions or garlic in a salad.