Scientific name - Liriodendron tulipifera
Popular names - yellow-poplar, tulip poplar, tuliptree
Distribution and Habitat - originating in North America.
Description - monoecious tree, 21-24 m tall, bark gray, smooth in youth, later fisureaza lengthwise. The wood is light, easily worked, and adaptable. Stalk sheet are brown. Leaves alternate, tri-lobate, lobe treminal is emarginat-truncated. 3 SEPA, obsolete, green and yellow autumn. 6 petals, campanulata, pale green to yellow-orange stain. Nested rags, indehiscente, decidue. Blooms in April-June. Fruit Samara wing, in aggregate, decide indehiscenta.
Growth rate - moderate. First blooms after 15-20 years to 200 years.
Tolerances - not tolerate arsita, drought and marine aerosols.
Requirements - moderately fertile soils, preferably slightly acidic, moist but well drained, in full sun or semiumbra.
Propagation - the seeds fall in containers in greenhouses, cold stratify seeds is 90 days. The seeds germinate well in soils rich in well-decomposed organic matter. After germination should be protected from wind and frost. It looks at 1 cm depth at 20 ˚ C, should germinate in 30-60 days.
Diseases and pests - Botryosphaeria dothidea, Cephalosporium sp., Cylindrosporium cercosporioides, Fusarium solani, Gloeosporium liriodendri, Mycosphaerella liriodendri, Nectria magnoliae, Phyllactinia corylea, ALBO-atrum Verticillium.
Natural partners and garden - Acer rubrum, Betula alleghaninesis, Cornus florida, Fraxinus americana, Juniperus virginiana, Liquidambar styraciflua, Nyssa sylvatica, Oxydendrum arboreum, Pinus strobus, Prunus serotina, Quercus velutina, Taxodium distichum, Tsuga canadensis.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Aureomarginatum' leaves and yellow-gold edges; 'Fastigiatum' narrow conical crown, 'Mediopictum' green leaves with a green-yellow stain in the middle, 'Purgatory' Variegata iregulat leaves with yellow.
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Myth, Legend and Folklore --
Herit Ms. Jacqueline - Complete Trees, Shrubs & Hedges - Creative Homeowner, 2005
John R. Hartman, Thomas P. Piron, Mary Ann Sall - Piron's Tree Maintenance - Oxford University Press, 2000
Mary E. Wharton, Pleaseer W. Barbour - Trees and Shrubs of Kentucky - University Press of Kentucky, 1994
Michael A. Dirr - Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs - Timber Press, 1997
Ronald Houtman, Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society Staff - Variegated Trees and Shrubs - Timber Press, 2004
Trees and shrubs
Quercus cerris L. - Turkey Oak
Quercus cerris - a species native to south-eastern Europe, cultivated as an ornamental tree, singly or in small groups.
Thunbergia alata - black-eyed Susan
Thunberg spelled - a species native to tropical Africa, but common as ornamental plants.
Lotus maculatus Breitf.
Herbaceous, with the stem wood, under-shrub pendulum. Strain up to 1.5 m high, glabra, gray-green silky, internoduri 35-45 mm stipele children. Leaves imparipenat, 5 folio; foliole 10-25 x 1 mm, subulate or linear, convex upper and concave lower edges entire, top obtuse-rounded, surface moderately pubescent.
Thlaspi montanum L.
Thlaspi montanum var. montanum is toxic and cause death of larvae of Pieris rapa.
Thlaspi montanum var. siskiyouense is a serpentine endemic from southwestern Oregon.
Madhuca longifolia Macb.
Deciduu tree, 20 meters high, round crown. Leaves alternate, elliptic, 7.5-13 cm, margin entire, top acute, 10/12 pairs of ribs, stalks 1-2 cm long. Flowers axillary, creamy, fragrant, calyx covered with dense hairs; Corola pale yellow, 1 cm long, 6-12 petals
Aptenia cordifolia Schwantes
Aptenia cordifolia - Prostate species, evergreen, native to southern Africa. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovat-cord, edge entire, 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal or axillary, short pedunculate, 1 cm diameter, 4 sepa unequal petals united at the base, pink to purple, stamens numerous. Blooms in April-August. Fruit capsule, obconica, 4 valves, 1 cm long.
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).