Scientific Name - Lilium candidum L.
Popular names - crin, azucena, giglio candido, giglio della Madonna, lily.
Distribution and Habitat - a native of the Mediterranean region, rising to 600-700 m altitude.
Description - geofita bulbous, 70-100 cm. Bulb with scvame nested, the bulb is formed from fibrous roots. Stems simple, erect, glabra. Basal leaves numerous, 20 x 3 cm, oblong-lanceolate, upper leaves are bracteiforme. Inflorescence raceme with 3-7 flowers actinomorfe, bisexual, sent. Pedicel 2.5 - 3.5 cm long, erect-patent, RECURVE. Campanula perianth, 6 tepale, free, obsolete, oblong-elliptic or oblong-lanceolate, white. Stamens 6, anthers yellow, 6-8 mm. Ovary superior, 5 cm length style. Blooms in May and June. Fruit capsule. 2n = 24. Seeds oval or semi-oval, 8-10 x 6-8 mm, dark brown.
Requirements - Prefsoil was rich, moist, well-drained sunny and exhibitions.
Propagation - by bulbs. The bulb should be planted in August-September, 5-6 inches deep, bulbs should be covered with a thin layer of earth then applied a layer of mulch.
Properties and Uses - ornamental species, common in men the gardens but also in city parks.
Curiosity - the lily is a symbol of purity and chastity, became the symbol of the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel.
Lily lily is also known as St. Luigi, because it appears in the iconography of King, Luigi IX of France, proclaimed holy.
King Luigi IX, consider the three petals of the lily as the symbol of Wisdom, Faith, and knights.
Galanthus nivalis L.
Bulbous perennial species with herbaceous matter, erect, bulb ovoid, dark brown tunic, 1.5 x 2.4 cm. Leaves basal, 20 cm long, linear-lanceolata, rounded at the top. Flowers generally solitary, clocks, accompanied by a shoulder 3-4 cm long, 3 tepale flower is composed of external and internal 3 tepale erection of about 1cm, biloba, white with green spots
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 annual, voluble, mono. Strain pentagonal in section, 6 m high. Leaves alternate, 5-7 lobate, the cordata, acuminata peak or acute, margins iregulat needle, 5-7 ribs, limb 15 x 15 cm, 10 cm long, ribbed, hairy. Flowers monoecious, in axillary Cime, long-pedunculate, yellow, 8 cm in diameter.
Erinus alpinus L.
Herbaceous perennial, evergreen. Stem branched, forming bush, 5-15 cm high. Leaves spatulate, 4 cm long, needle tapered. Flowers purple, 1.25 cm diameter, arranged in raceme of 6 cm long. Seeds ellipsoidal, 0.6-0.8 x 0.35-0.45 mm supreafata glossy, dark brown.
Hedychium coronarium - white ginger
Herbaceous perennial, 1-1.5 m inaltme, fleshy rhizome. Leaves alternate, decidue, language sessile 28-40 x 4.7 cm, narrow elliptic, apex long-acuminata, the acute glabra on top, the furry bottom steps. Flowering 4.10 x 3.6 cm. Bractei persistent ovat-triangulation, green, 4-7 x 2-4 cm, margins membranous.
Strelitzia reginae - Bird of Paradise
Lilium bulbiferum - bulbous species, native to Europe, growing in mountain and submontane grasslands and forests from 500-2200 m altitude. Cultivated as ornamental species on all continents.
Hyacinthus orientalis - bulbous perennial with linear to lance-shaped, channeled, bright green leaves, 15-35 cm long. Is classified as an ornamental, and is native to the Mediterranean region. The essential oils found only in the flowers have been used in cosmetics and soap fragrances.
Tahina J. Dransf. & Rakotoarinivo, gender. November. family Arecaceae
Tahina J. Dransf. & Rakotoarinivo, gender. November. Arecaceae family is a new kind of northwestern Madagascar, with one species Tahina spectabilis.
On December 5, 2006, Bruno Leroy, resident and avid Madagascar palm, has posted a picture of an unidentified palm on www.palms.org the International Palm Society.