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.
Evergreen tree, 15-20 m high. Leaves simple, alternate, coriacee, limb oval edge gear, 2.5-5 cm long, short stalks. Flowers arranged in dense corymb, hermaphrodite, pentamere, white, 1.5 cm in diameter, calyx of 5 SEPA. Fruit capsule, containing 10-20 seeds.
Sanguisorba officinalis - sangereasa
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, branched, galbra, 30-100 cm tall. Imparipenat-compound leaves, 20 - 40 cm long, 5-15 folio oval, irregularly toothed edge. Flowers hermaphrodite in capital combined terminal, brown or black-purple, 2-3 bracteole, Receptacle deeply concave; 4 SEPA, 4 stamens (rarely 2).
Lycium barbarum - sea of fencing
Thorny shrub, 1-3 m high, stems Pendente .. Leaves alternate, glabra, short stalks, language ovat-elliptic, top acute, base cuneata, margins entire, 1-5.5 x 0.5-1.5 cm. Flowers hermaphrodite, axillary, solitary or in groups, calyx 0.3-0.4 cm long, 5-lobed or consonant, Corola infundibuliforma, 1-1.2 cm, pale purple, petals strong reflexes
Trees and shrubs
Ostrya carpinifolia - used as an ornamental species for gardens, parks and green street.
Ostrya is derived from Greek 'Ostrya', referring to the shape of bracts that protect the fruit.
Alnus cordata - alder of Corsica
Alnus cordata is a deciduuous tree, native to Italy and Corsica, occurs naturally in poorly drained soils, in semi-shade. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure, dry conditions as well as a dusty atmosphere. Is cultivated as ornamental trees in gardens and parks.
Bush single, thorny, 2-4 m high. Branches long, arched, with many thorns collected 3; in young yellow, then brown, yellow-gray in old age. Yellow Wood. Leaves simple, outdated, short stalks; oblung language, dark green, glossy on top, the more open on the underside, edge finely toothed, are inserted into the beam to ascela thorns.
African Sparmannia - shrub or small tree, native of southern Africa, as a species grown across the globe or outdoor ornamental pot.
Lagerstroemia indica L.
Deciduu tree. Global Crown-espansa. Body nodosa, latit basis. Ritidom thin, white-yellow, smooth, glossy. Decidue leaves, opposite or alternate, distances, almost sessile, lamina glabra, elliptic-lanceolata, shiny green on top, the green opaque on the bottom, edge entire, top acute, 7 x 2-3 cm
Solanum lycopersicum - herbaceous plant annually. In Europe, Solanum lycopersicum, was introduced in the early sixteenth century. Joseph Pitton of Tournefort was first described in the genus Lycopersicon tomatoes.
Prenanthes purpurea - rabbit salad
Herbaceous perennial. Stem branched, 25-150 cm, pubescent. Amplexicaule leaves, elliptical, oblong or fidate, margin entire or Pinata-fidata, glauca. Flowers arranged in panicule, ligula flowers are purple, with 5 teeth, tubular flowers absent.
Pelargonium australe - Muscat
Herbaceous perennial, 50 cm high, sparsely hairy, stems covered with non-glandular hairs. Leaves opposite, lamina ovata, ± circular, 2-9 cm long, 2-8 cm wide, 5-7 lobes, lobes Curl crenata edge, pubescent or ± glabra, 13 cm long stalks. Flowers arranged in umbele, 4.12 flowers pedunculate, 3.10 cm long, pedicel 1-2 cm long. Calyx lobes are 4.7 mm long, 1-6-8 SEPA, 8 mm long.
Herbaceous perennial calcifuga, dioica, 30 cm high, caespitosa, densely pubescent. Prostrata strain or upward. Leaves acute seriacee with obvious central rib, lower leaves 9 x 1.5 cm subspatulate to oblong-lanceolata, ribbed, those of the middle stem is elliptical to oblong-lanceolata, united at the base.