Scientific Name - Gymnadenia conopsea
Popular names - ura, limba cucului, Handwurz, Tarbibics, manina rosea, fragrant orchid.
Distribution and Habitat - originated in Europe and Asia, grows on grasslands, rocky grassy, hilly regions up to the alpine zone.
Description - Perennial species, geofita, tubers bifida with thick roots. Stems erect, cylindrical, rarely edge, high 10-50 cm tall, green-yellow. Caulinare Leaves 6-9, linear or narrow-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, canaliculi front, inside hull edges denticulated fine papillae. Light-purple or pink flowers, grouped in loose cylindrical inflorescence. Bloom in April-August. Fruit capsules erect, flat seeds.
Propagation - by tubers.
Properties and Uses - can be planted in parks and public gardensice, or rocks on the grassy lawn.
Curiosity - Gymnadenia genus name comes from the Greek words 'gymnos' = empty and 'Aden' = gland.
Encyclia Hanbury (Lindley) Schlechter, 1914.
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.
Anemoides trifolia - geofita rizomatoasa, native to southern Europe, grows in forests and mountain collinear, hornbeam and beech.
Lampranthus aurantiacus. perennial species, succulent native to South Africa. Cultivated as ornamental species for rocarii.
Convolvulus althaeoides - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Mediterranean basin, growing in dry places, on the streets.
Brachyscome multifida - herbaceous perennial, rizomatoasa, native to temperate regions of southern Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Strelitzia reginae - Bird of Paradise
Dracaena marginata Lemarck
Popular names: English - Red-edged Dracaena, Madagascar Dragon-Tree, Hawaii - money tree.
Dracaena marginata Lemarck is an evergreen species native to Madagascar, was imported into Europe in the XVII century. Bush by 6 m high, formed more vertical stems. Leaves arranged spiral, simple, Sesia, entire, linear, evergreen, green with reddish margins, 15-45 x 0,7-3 cm; nervatiuni parallel.
Pontederia cordata L.
Species aquatic perennial, 45-60 cm tall, thin rhizome. Leaves basal, erect, ovat-lanceolata, with the cord; long petiole. Flowers violet-blue, rarely white, with an upper lobe yellow blossom disposed in ear type. Perianth campanulata, Revol tube after blooming, 6 stamens, 3 more unequal, May 3 children; anther elliptic, blue. Blooms in June-September. The fruit contains a single seed, indehiscent.
Commelina communis - grows naturally in East Asia, prefer shade and moist forests in 0-6000 altit.
Commelina genus species is often confused with species of the genus Tradescantia, both belonging to the same family, Commelinaceae. Commelina flowers genre has two large petals and a small petal, flowers from three species of Tradescantia petals are equal in size.