Scientific name - Gentiana crusader L
Popular names - Gentiana minor Genziana Crociere.
Distribution and Habitat - originated in southern, central and eastern Europe, it grows on sunny pastures on limestone soils, from 200 to 2000 m altitude.
Description - herbaceous perennial, glabra, 15-40 cm high. Rhizome brown, fibrous. Stem ascending or erect. Leaves lanceolate or ovate oblong, obtuse, 3 ribs, opposite. Flowers sessile, in axillary fascicles. Calyx tube of 6 mm and 4 teeth 1-2 mm, triangular. Blue-violet corolla tube 15-18 mm wide at top, 4 triangular lobes 4-5 mm. Anthers free. Ovary sessile. Blooms from June to August. Seeds nearipate. 2n = 52
Tolerances - temperatures up to -20 ° C.
Propagation - by seeds after fruit maturation in the hothouse.
Curieozitati - species protected by law.
Petunia hybrida - herbaceous, annual, used as an ornamental species in parks, gardens and terraces. Hybrid species derived from Petunia integrifolia and Petunia axillaris by Atkins in 1834.
Hepatica nobilis Schreb
Herbaceous perennial, fibrous root. Leaves evergreen, coriacee, the young are green open and passwords, dark olive green on the upper face, and purple on the lower face at maturity and during flowering, cordiform 3-lobate, lobe ovat, margin entire, top obtuse.
Centaurea uniflora subsp. nervosa
Centaurea uniflora subsp. nervosa - originally from Northern Apennines, the Alps, south-eastern Carpathians and the Balkans. Hemicriptofita species, grows on dry meadows and rocky, limestone, from 1100 up to 2600 m altitude.
Buphthalmum salicifolium - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Balkans and Eastern Alps, growing limestone land in arid forests, wet meadows and sunny, from 200 to 2100 m altitude.
Eryngium campestre - rostogol
Eryngium campestre - a species native to Central and S, V Asia, grows on rocky places, sandy in dry meadows and pastures, along roads.
Albizzia julibrissin - cultivated as ornamental species in parks and gardens, in groups of three, or street alignments.
Genus was named by Antonio Duranzzini, in 1772 by Italian Filippo degli Albizzi.
Gossypium herbaceum - Cotton
Gossypium herbaceum - Cotton fiber is the most popular material obtained from this plant and the second is cotton oil rich in protein.
Gentiana lutea - mountain species, native to southern Europe, grows on limestone bedrock, on pastures rich in organic matter, from 1000 to 2200 m altitude.