09
May
2011
Heliosperma pusillum
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Heliosperma pusillum

Synonyms - Silene quadridentata subsp quadridentata, Silene quadrifida, Heliosperma quadrifidum pusillum var, Silene pusilla Waldst. & Kit.

Popular names - silene delle fonti.

Distribution and Habitat - native to southern Europe, grows on limestone ravines, from 1000 to 2500 m altitude.

Description - herbaceous perennial. Stems ascending, 15 cm tall, subglabra. Linear basal leaves spatulate, 1-4 mm wide, linear or linear lanceolate those stems. Flowers on peduncles 2-4 cm. Calyx 4-5 mm, or glandulous glabru-pubescent. Corolla white, rarely pink or purple, 4-toothed petals emarginate, glabra. Blooms in June-August. Fruit capsule with six patents lobes, 4 mm, ovoid to subgloboasa. Seeds about 1 mm, the papilla. 2n = 24

Photos
Top
See also
Top
Flowers
Calystegia sepium

Calystegia sepium - rhizomatic herbaceous perennial, grows spontaneously throughout Europe and Asia, infesting herbaceous crops, grain, grow on the stems bush bush, from 0 to 1400 m altitude.

 
Lampranthus aurantiacus

Lampranthus aurantiacus. perennial species, succulent native to South Africa. Cultivated as ornamental species for rocarii.

 
Commelina communis

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.

 
Tropaeolum majus L. - nasturium, Capucine

Tropaeolum majus is originally from Peru, which grows along the coasts and forests of hardwood. Also in Peru, is cultivated to prepare salads. The leaves are rich in minerals, vitamin C and a natural antibiotic.

 
Portulaca grandiflora

Portulaca grandiflora - annual species, succulent, native to Brazil. Can be used in parks and gardens as ornamental species for borders or pots on terraces species for sunny.

 
Magnoliopsida
Salvia nemorosa

Salvia nemorosa - perennial species, native to southeastern Europe, with an area richer in Carpatico-Danubian region, increases the arid grasslands of the plains up to 1000 m altitude.

 
Eryngium campestre - rostogol

Eryngium campestre - a species native to Central and S, V Asia, grows on rocky places, sandy in dry meadows and pastures, along roads.

 
Asclepias currasavica - scarlet milkweed

Asclepias currasavica - species used as ornamental plants for small gardens, in combination with other herbs such as Echinacea purpurea, Ratibida pinnata, ornamental grasses.

 
Ranunculus ficaria

Ranunculus ficaria is a member of Buttercup Family.

 
Digitalis grandiflora

Digitalis grandiflora - Perennial species, pubescent; natural range is Eurosiberian, increases in forest edge, and boschetelor, from plain to 1600 m altitude.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links