23
Aug
2009
Limonium sinuatum
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Limonium sinuatum

Synonyms - Still sinuous

Popular names - imortele, Sea Lavander static.

Distribution and Habitat - originally from Mediterranean regions, grows in dry and sandy places.

Description - basal rosette leaves, 5.12 x 1.5-3 mm, limb oblong-lanceolata, 1.3 mm peak cuspidata, dilated to the wing edges pinnate-lobate, 5 cm long stalks. Blossom wing, 20-40 cm, hispida, bracts 5-10 mm. Blue-purple calyx, campanulata, glabru tube or slightly hairy, 5-7 mm. Petals pale yellow, larger than calyx 2-4 mm. Blooms from July to September. Fruit capsule, 7-7.2 x 1.5-1.7 mm. Seeds obovoid-oblong, top truncata, 3.8-4.2 x 1-1.2 mm. 2n = 18.

Growth rate - fast.

Tolerances - drought and heat. Not tolerate transplantation.

Requirements & ndash, exhibitions sunny, morning shade, well-drained soil and good air circulation.

Management - each fall after flowering is over, the plants are clipped just above ground level or flower stems.

Propagation - by seeds. It resembles in February-March under glass, a good compost and covered with vermiculite. Germinate in 7-10 days to 18-20 ͦ C.

Natural partners and Garden - Gazania sp., Papaver somniferum, Pelargonium sp ..

Cultivars and varieties - 'Forever Gold' produces yellow flowers.

Photos
Top
See also
Top
Flowers
Primula elatior

Primula elatior - perennial species, rizomatoasa, originally from Europe to western Asia, growing in mountain areas, pay attention in forests up to 1500 m altitude.

 
Belamcanda chinensis

Belamcanda chinensis - perennial species, native to eastern Asia, cultivated as ornamental species for borders or rock garden.

 
Nicotiana tabacum

Nicotiana tabacum - herbaceous annual, terofita. The product obtained is known cigarettes.

 
Stachys Byzantine

Stachys Byzantine - perennial species, native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia, grows on dry slopes at the edge of forests, up to 2000 m altitude.

 
Nigella sativa L.

Nigella sativa - annual species, native to the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Asia Minor, Caucasus, western Asia, India and North Africa.

It was used by Greeks to treat congestion agipteni and nose, toothaches, headaches, abdominal pains, rheumatism, and as a diuretic.

 
Magnoliopsida
New species of Dianthus (Caryophyllaceae) found in Turkey

Dianthus aytachii C. Vural (Caryophyllaceae) is considered a species endemic to the mountains of Erciyes.

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).

 
Viola odorata - bluebells

Viola odorata - herbaceous plant, perennial, native to Europe and Asia Minor, grows through groves, bushes, meadows, deciduous forest edge, in plain and hilly region.

 
Luffa cylindrica

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.

 
Ostrya carpinifolia

Ostrya carpinifolia - used as an ornamental species for gardens, parks and green street.

Ostrya is derived from Greek 'Ostrya', referring to the shape of bracts that protect the fruit.

 
Helianthemum nummularium - Rock Rose

Scientific name, Helianthemum numularium, derived from the Greek Helios = sun and the Latin word indicating the currency, numumus = currency, because the flowers that sparkle in sunlight like a golden coin.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links