Scientific name - Kallstroemia Max (L.) Hook. & Arn.
Synonyms - Kallstroemia canescens Rydb, Tribulus Maximus
Linne called Tribulus Maximus After studying this species in Hortus Cliffortianus crops.
Popular names - Muelle de paquera, abrojilo, caldero, chitun KAX, hierba of pásmo, hierba de pollo, jepo longlo, jimiri, matte, verdolaga of abrojo, machoucherie, Centipede root shanapmucui, talacacao.
Distribution and Habitat - Species that grow in forests in the dry season in areas open to marigini road, and plains. Grow to 850 m altitude. Originally from Puerto Rico, where it grows and Kallstroemia pubescens.
Description - herbaceous prostate or s emi-decumbenta, annual, branched stem, slightly reddish, tomentoasa in youth and adulthood peloasa, 0.2-1 m long. Leaves opposite, pinnate-compound, 3-4 pairs of folio 0.5-2 cm long, oval-elliptic, unequal, top round or obtuse acuminata, the higher are long and wide, 1.10 mm long stalks. Stipele lanceolata-linear, 5 mm long. Flowers yellow to white, solitary, axillary, hermaphrodite, radially symmetrical, 2 cm wide, peduncle pelos, 5-20 mm long, 5 sepa free piloase, ovat-lanceolata, 3-8 x 2-4 mm, top acuminata; 5 free petals, 0.4 to 0.8 cm in length or truncated top round, creamy white with a red spot at the base; 10.12 lilac, yellow, ovary superior, puberulent, ovoid, 8-12 rags. Fruit ovoid, pyramid, calyx persistent.
Properties and Uses - People of El Salvador and Colombia cook K. Maxima and young plants they eat.
In Cuba, the decoction of Kallstroemia maximum applied as compresses on various skin problems, and decoction or infusion is used in controlling urticaria.
In Colombia, Kallstroemia maximum is considered diuretic and laxative. Chopped leaves of this plant are applied to treat spider bites. Relieve pain.
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Samael Aun Weor --
Tree. Stem thick, iregulat branched, 8-20 m high, small trunk with rough bark and dark, horizontal branches. Leaves opposite, dark green, elliptical language, 10-20 x 6.9 cm, the round, top round, margins entire, ribs parallel and perpendicular to the mid rib. Flowers in axillary Cime of 4-15 flowers blossom is white rachides cream, white flowers, 2.5 cm diameter and 0.8-1.4 cm long.
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.
Ceratonia siliqua L.
Dioecious tree, 8 meters high. Body iregulat, erect with the latita. Gray-brown bark with longitudinal fissures. Vast and dense crown. The branches are fine young tomentoase become glabrata with timpu. Leaves persistent, alternate, paripenat-compound, with 2.5 pairs of Folio, ovata, coriacee, margin entire, glossy dark green on the upper
Petasites hybridus - big skid
Perennial herbaceous plant, dioica. Rhizome hectic, thick, fleshy, short, thick with runners. Strain empty. Leaves large, round or reniforme basis cordata, iregulat edge gear, 100 x 60 cm, the bottom of the molding is covered with white fuzz, nervatiune palmate, petiole long, purple.
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.
Coronilla vary - herbaceous perennial, native to SE Europe, grows on limestone rocks and ravines, arid plains, along the streets, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.
Nemophila maculata - a species endemic in California, Nevada and Sierra Sacramento Valley provinces, increases from 0 to 3100 m altitude cultivated for ornamental purposes in all regions of the world.
New species of Dianthus (Caryophyllaceae) found in Turkey
In Turkey the genus Dianthus consists in 71 species, two subspecies and 12 varieties (Reeve, 1967, Davis, Mill & Tan, 1988; Guner et al., 2000; Menemeni & Hamzaoglu, 2000; Aytaç & Duman, 2004).
Hydrangea - Hortensia
Genus includes 80 species, the most popular are H. macrophylla, H. arborescens, H. paniculata and H. quercifolia. Shrub or voluble species with opposite leaves. Flowers solitary or grouped in inflorescences type corymb, Raceme. Ovary compound, 2-10 rags, below. Capsule truncata. Seeds numerous, ribbed.