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.
Tribulus terrestris - the old woman's teeth
Herbaceous annual, prostrata, with branches 80 cm long. Paripenat-compound leaves, 4-8 folio, oblong folio, 4.12 x 4 mm. Sepa 2-4 mm long. Petals 3.6 mm long. Stigma pyramidal-elongated. Blooms in May-September.
Sanguisorba officinalis - sangereasa
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, branched, galbra, 30-100 cm tall. Imparipenat-compound leaves, 20 - 40 cm long, 5-15 folio oval, irregularly toothed edge. Flowers hermaphrodite in capital combined terminal, brown or black-purple, 2-3 bracteole, Receptacle deeply concave; 4 SEPA, 4 stamens (rarely 2).
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Campanula spicata - Alpine endemic species which grows on calcareous rocks, cultivated as ornamental species for rock garden.
Semi-evergreen or evergreen species that cover the ground well. Leaves linear alternee or rosettes on stems, 1.5-2 cm long and 2 mm wide, Sesia, subulate. Cimoasa blossom or panic terminal flower formed of 3.9. Corola formed of 5 petals emarginate at top, obovata, 1 cm long, 5 mm wide, glabra, 1.3 cm long tube. 5 stamens, in the corolla tube of different heights.
Pontederia cordata L.
Species aquatic perennial, 45-60 cm tall, thin rhizome. Leaves basal, erect, ovat-lanceolata, with the cord; long petiole. Flowers violet-blue, rarely white, with an upper lobe yellow blossom disposed in ear type. Perianth campanulata, Revol tube after blooming, 6 stamens, 3 more unequal, May 3 children; anther elliptic, blue. Blooms in June-September. The fruit contains a single seed, indehiscent.
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Allium cepa L. - onion
Herbaceous biennial, bulb white, gold, red or purple, 5-8 x 3.10 cm. Leaves persistent, 4-10, fistula, 30-100 x 3-20 mm. Umbela blossom persistent, erect, compact, rear obsolete, ovata, ± equal, leading to acute acuminata.
Galanthus elwesii - bulbous species, native to Asia Minor, was discovered in western Turkey, in 1874, by HJ Elwes.
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