Scientific Name - Hamamelis mollis
Popular names - Chinese Witch Hazel, Shina mansaku.
Distribution and Habitat - native to China (Anhui, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan), at altitudes of 800-1400 m, which grows beside Quercus serrata, Corylopsis sinensis, Castanea seguinii, simsii Rhododendron, Hosta ventricosa and Linder sp ..
Description - deciduu shrub, 5 feet tall. Bark nearly black. Young branches are pubescent. Bud stems, oblong, tomentosi, floral buds ready each March. Leaves broad-elliptic obovat, cuspidata, the oblique cordata, winding-gear, acuminata short, stellate tomentoase, 10-12 cm long, petiole short, stipele 19 mm, linear lanceolate, tomentoase the outside inside glabra, obsolete. The reddish yellow flowers, each inflorescence consists of 3-4 flowers or short Pedunculated Sesi, calyx consists of four SEPALis at the inside are purple, 4 x 3 mm, and outer tomentosla glabru inside; Corola of 4 yellow petals, arranged alternate with calyx lobes, 18 x 1 mm, Sesi, blooms in December-March, before leaf. Entomofila pollination (made by insects). Fruit capsule.
Requirements - soil moist, acidic and moderately fertile.
Propagation - by grafting, may be on Alnus, Betula and Hamamelis.
Partners garden - Galanthus nivalis, Hedera helix 'Goldheart', Elaeagnus pungens, Taxus baccata 'fastigiata'.
Properties and Uses - leaves and bark contain tannins acid. Astrigente properties were used against diarrhea and hemorrhoids.
Curiosity - species, Hamamelis molis, was introduced to Europe by British explorer Charles Maries in 1879. In the spring of 1878 found this species in Lushan Mountains.
Ilex aquifolium is a shrub native to Britain, 8 meters high. Crown dense pyramid. Bark is smooth, gray, alternate leaves, coriacee, ovat-elliptical or pointed spinal rigid, acute, those tricky steps and with the lower branches of the PA wave the upper branches, evergreen, bright green, toxic.
Fraxinus excelsior - Ash
Deciduu tree, 30-40 m high, stem right, branched at the top, crown ovoid, large and rare. A young bark is smooth, light gray green and mature forms at the thick crust with a small crack, dark color. Lujerii round, flattened at the bud, glabra, green-olive trees, with dark buds.
Stem very thin, erect, branched, finely pubescent, 15-45 cm high. Leaves ovat until obovata-oblong, ribbed, few soirees, top obtuse, base narrow, glabra, slightly pubescent, thin, upper leaves are smaller. Flowers in bunches, axillary, pedicel pubescent, less than or equal to calyx, calyx pubescent, lobes 3 short and 2 longer lobes. Corola white or blue-violet. Blooms in July-September.
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.
Trees and shrubs
Catalpa bignonioides - deciduu tree, a native of south-eastern United States in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Malacothamnus fasciculatus Greene
Evergreen shrub, vigorous, well branched, 1-4.5 m high. The stem and leaves are pubescent, stellate hairs. Leaves alternate, petiolate; language ovat-round, palmate lobate, 0-7 lobes rounded, toothed margins, 2.11 cm. Blossom spike, flowers Sesi.
Ziziphus jujuba Mill - jujuba
Deciduu tree, 5.12 m high. Stalk annually, thin, 2-3 mm diameter, pale green, glabra, geniculati. Leaves alternate, bright green, elliptical language-lanceolata, margine crenata, top obtuse or emarginat, the round or asymmetrical, 3-5 cm long; nervatiune arch, median rib and a pair of secondary ribs, pale green stalks, 5-7 mm .
Dovyalis caffra - kei-apple
Dovyalis caffra - fruit edible, with a high vitamin C content (80-120 mg/g), potassium (600 mg), and makes an excellent jam.
Thevetia peruviana - leandru yellow
Evergreen shrub, 6 m high. Stem erect, cylindrical, branched, smooth, green, presents latex. Leaves simple subsesile, alternate, arranged spiral limb linear, entire edge, top acute, glabra, 8-16 cm long.
Laurus nobilis - on time and stay Greeks, laurel branches were used to make crowns for the heads of heroes, and to honor poets.
Viburnum opulus L. - calin, snowball
Originally from Europe, grows spontaneously in the Netherlands, the soil rich in forests, and forest edge. Description - shrub, 1,3-3,5 m high; ritidom smooth, exfoliating in strips is, open gray on the outside, Brown -yellow on the inside, branched stem. Leaves opposite, 3-lobate, margin iregulat evening, the round or truncata, top acuminata, glabra on the upper face, lower face pubescent, dark green in summer, yellow-orange in autumn.
Flourensia cernua - tarbush
Flourensia cernua is deciduous shrub, from Chihuahuan Desert. In northern Mexico, the leaves and flower heads were used historically to make a decoction for treating indigestion.