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.
Rhaponticum scariosum - Alpine endemic species, grows on mountain pastures from 750 to 2500 m altitude.
Tulipa acuminata Vahl - The name of this species was introduced in 1813, when Martin Vahl, a professor of botany, including the list of plants grown in the Botanical Garden of Copenhagen.
Tulipa acuminata can grow to 40-50 cm high, leaves lanceolata, glauca. Flower solitary; tepale linear-lanceolata, acuminata; tepala is greater than 13 cm long.
Herbaceous annual, voluble, mono. Strain pentagonal in section, 6 m high. Leaves alternate, 5-7 lobate, the cordata, acuminata peak or acute, margins iregulat needle, 5-7 ribs, limb 15 x 15 cm, 10 cm long, ribbed, hairy. Flowers monoecious, in axillary Cime, long-pedunculate, yellow, 8 cm in diameter.
Impatiens balsamina - a species herbaceous annual, native to China and India. cultivated as ornamental plants in parks and gardens. It can be grown as potted plants, but watered regularly.
Digitalis grandiflora - Perennial species, pubescent; natural range is Eurosiberian, increases in forest edge, and boschetelor, from plain to 1600 m altitude.
Antennaria dioica - perennial species, growing on acid soils, deciduous and coniferous forests, subalpine and alpine meadows, from 100-2300 (rare 3100).
Lampranthus aurantiacus. perennial species, succulent native to South Africa. Cultivated as ornamental species for rocarii.
Originally from Europe and western Asia, growing on wet soils and peat, from plain to 1800 m altitude.