Genus name is given after the name of the Swiss professor of botany, Werner of Lachen.
Lachenalia is endemic in southern Africa with a wide distribution in south-western regions Namibia, Cape Province.
Lachenalia peersii - species decidua, Geof, 12-35 cm long. Bulb globally, 1.5-2.5 cm diameter, brown tunic. 1.2 lanceolata leaves, coriacee, wavy edges, 9-30 x 1-2 cm, dark green, longitudinal nervatiuni. Rid thin, erect, pale green, 5-30 cm long; rachides green or brown, 8-17 cm long. Blossom raceme, erect, pedicel suberect, white, green or brown, 0.3 mm long; bractei ovata in the inflorescences, lanceolata in the upper, white, green or brown, 0,2-0,6 x 0,1 -0.4 cm. Campanulata flowers, white with brown edgesdark or green-brown; periantului tube, white, 0.2 cm long, outer tepalele ovata, white with dark brown, 0.6 x 0.4 cm; tepalele obovata interior are white, with or without brown edges, 0, 7 x 0.4 cm. October-November period of prosperity. Fruit capsule, ovoid, membranous, 0.7 x 0.6 cm. Seeds overall 0.8 x 0.7 mm. 2n = 14.
Culture - well-drained soil, bad mixture of gravel and compost to acid ratio of 1:1. L ainceputul period of vegetation is moderately wet, but when buds appear in the flourishing period must be frequently wet. When the leaves begin to ingalbeneasca is required gradual reduction in water quantity to suspend watering. During the dormant, bulbs are preserved in well-ventilated, dark, in sand or peat seaca.
Multiplication - from seeds and bulbili. Bulbili cut the mother plant when the leaves are yellow and dry.
Diseases and pests - afidele and Lomax. If a drainage andnsuficient plants attacked by Fusarium.
John E. Bryan - Bulbs - Timber Press, 2002
Gentiana verna L.
Gentiana verna - a species native to southern central Europe, Russia, England and Ireland, increasing the Alpine and subalpine meadows, wetlands, from 400 to 2600 m altitude.
Herbaceous perennial, rhizome cylindrical. Reddish stem, 80-100 cm tall, easy hirsuta-pubescent, branched. Leaves alternate, petiolare, lanceolata-ovata, margine evening, slightly pubescent; to the top of the stem leaves are Sesi.
Pimelea physodes is a species indigenous to Australia. Stem erect, branched, 0.2-1 m high and 80 cm in diameter. Leaves opposite, Sesia, elliptic, acute nested. Capital terminal, solitary, nutant, large bracts, 4-6 cm, yellow, green, red or purple, perianth roots, the average tube, stamens long.
Impatiens glandulifera - a species herbaceous annual. The genus name derives from the Latin 'impatient' = impatient, referring to the characteristic fruit to mature quickly open, releasing the seeds to great distances, and the specific name 'glandulifera' refers to small glands at the base of the petiole and foliar language .
Herbaceous perennial, 50-80 cm tall, vigorous root-branched, cylindrical, 5-20 cm long and 1-2.5 cm in diameter. Strain fasciculated, erect, branched in upper parts. Leaves alternate, Terni-compound, the last segment with red ribbed, oblong-elliptic; foliolele are ongust-ovata or elliptic, 8-12 x 2-4 cm. 6.10 cm long stalks
Herbaceous perennial, rustic. Rhizome with roots beam. Nastriforme leaves, gathered in bouquets. Raceme blossom or panic, small bracts, perianth campanulata, tepale united at the base, ovata, yellow or orange, 6 stamens attached to corolla tube, ovary inferior. Fruit capsule dehiscence.
Anthurium amnicola - herbaceous perennial, epiphytic, originally from Panama, rainforest grows from 600 to 900 m altitude.
Four new species of Maranta L. Marantaceae in Brazil
Narcissus poeticus L.
Bulb ovoid, 3-4 x 1.5-2 cm, brown tunic. 4 basal leaves, limb 20-40 x 0,6-1,2 cm, green glauca; nervatiune parallel. Flower stalk 30-45 cm. Flower solitary, fragrant, perianth 5.7 cm wide; periantului tube 2-3 cm; tepale overlapping, reflection, white, ovat-orbiculare, 1.5-2.5 x 1.5-2 cm, top mucronata