Scientific Name - Helianthemum nummularium
Synonyms - Helianthemum vulgare Gaertner, Helianthemum chamaecistus Mill
Popular names - iarba osului, eliantemo maggiore, eliantemo giallo dorato, rock rose..
Distribution and Habitat - grows naturally throughout Europe meridional center of the sea up to alpine regions, arid soils, rocks, limestone.
Description - perennial species, undergrowth, evergreen. Prostrata strain, ascending, wood, 40 inches tall. Stipelate leaves, opposite, lanceolate-ovata, dark green top, bottom tomentoasa, edge revoluta. Flowers yellow, rarely white, grouped in Cima racemiforma. Calyx persistent, 5 sepals, sepals three internal and two external ovata smaller linear. Corola with five yellow petals. Blooms in May-September. Fruit oval capsules, three valves. Seeds ovoid, 1.5 x 1.1 mm, brown to violentlet brown. 2n = 20.
Requirements - exhibitions sunny soil slightly alkaline, well drained.
Management - Past flowers trimming encourages new growth.
Cultivars - 'Eloise' blooms in May-June, yellow with an orange eye.
Properties and Uses - are doing very well with dranaj rocarii excellent.
Leaves harvested in April-May before flowering, contain tannins, salicilico acid, potassium salt.
Curiosity - scientific name, Helianthemum numularium, derived from the Greek term Helios = sun and the Latin word indicating the currency, numumus = currency, because the flowers that shimmer in the sun like a gold currency.
Pozele realizate pe Colli Euganei (IT).
Trees and shrubs
Thunbergia alata - black-eyed Susan
Thunberg spelled - a species native to tropical Africa, but common as ornamental plants.
Nyssa sylvatica Marsh.
Dioecious tree, 25 meters high. Dark brown bark with deep cracks. Glabra or slightly hairy stalk, thin, red-brown, smooth; mugurele terminal 3-5 mm, nested, 6-8 scales visible, few pubescent and Chile, bicolori with red edges and the rest suprafatei green.
Species native to North America, lies at altitudes up to 1500 m in Romania is less common in parks and gardens as ornamental species.
Leaves, branches and bark is an aromatic oil extracts used in medicine.
Sophora derived from Arabic and means tree with pea flowers. Specific epithet is in honor davidii Abbe Armand David, a French missionary and naturalist who contributed to the knowledge of flora and fauna of China.
Sophora davidii is from Hubei, China, where it grows on rocky places at elevations of 1 000 - 3 500 m.
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.
Shrub or small tree, evergreen, 1-4 m high. Prostrata strain or upward. Green stalk, glabra, thin, flexible, geniculati. Leaves 2-6 cm long, oblong-elliptic, top obtuse or acute, margin fine teeth 3 ribs prominent upper front glabra, 12-15 mm long stalks.
Tree 25 m high. Trunk erect, branched. Ritidom smooth, dark gray. Crown broad, thick, tapered. Leaves persistent, alternate, coriacee, lamina ovat-oblong, acute, entire and slightly wavy edge on the upper side and glossy green color, on the underside is brown-rust, pubescent, ribbed central rib obvious; nervatiuni pinnate secondary.