Name the genre, Melia, derived from Greek and 'azedarach', the Persian word and means 'noble trees'.
Popular name: English: bread tree, Persian lilac, China berry; Nepal: bakaino, Tibet: smag sing.
Distrubuire - in Nepal at around 700-1700 m altitude village in Iran Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bhutan and China.
Melia azedarach is a species native of southwest Asia. Tree about 10 m high. Wood varied colors, durable, somewhat fragile. Leaves alternate, bipennated compound, 18-23 cm long, lobed, elliptic or until ovata lanceolata, 3-6 cm long, margins soirees. Flowers in axillary panicule; sepa 5 or 6, open, nested, Corola purple or white, 5 petals spatulate, 10 mm long; androceau monadelf, 10-12 stamens, 0.7 cm longme, filaments are connate into a cylindrical tube dark purple, glabra pubescent on the outside and inside. Fruit is drupe, pale yellow, spherical, 1.5-2 cm diameter, 1.6 seeds.
Blooming period - from March to June.
Fructification period - September-October.
Water - grows well on dry land.
Temperature - 30 ° C.
Light - in direct sun or in semi-shade.
Soil - rich in humus, acid or neutral.
Reproduction - naturally by seeds spread by birds. The seeds or seedlings. Plants grown from seed grow quickly, in 4-5 years to reach 3,5-4,5 meters.
Diseases and pests - Phalaena Amaziah.
Property - bark, leaves and fruits are used to eliminate intestinal worms. Flesh is very active against mites, fleas and afidelor. In some countries the fruit is thrown into ROSARii. Chewing fruit, especially if you are green, the first symptoms gastrointestinal: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mental confusion, fatigue.
Pasta made from bark reduces rheumatic pains. Juice of the leaves have antiseptic properties. Decoction of flowers applied on hair away lice.
Note - If you are planting more copies of this species requires 4 feet distance between plants. The fruits are eaten by birds, but have toxic effects if they are fermented.
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Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Evergreen tree, 25-70 m high x 5 m diameter trunk base. Ritidom rough, exfoliating in gray is the upper of the trunk and branches, in long strips. 12-15 x 12-25 mm buds. Leaves are opposite, in pairs, united among themselves in the green-glauca, 6-15 cm long, adult leaves alternate, 15-35 cm long, lanceolata and arched, the asymmetric top long-acuminata, sturdy stalks.
Ilex aquifolium is a shrub native to Britain, 8 meters high. Crown dense pyramid. Bark is smooth, gray, alternate leaves, coriacee, ovat-elliptical or pointed spinal rigid, acute, those tricky steps and with the lower branches of the PA wave the upper branches, evergreen, bright green, toxic.
Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
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Ursinum Allium L. - Aliu of June, Ramsons, wild garlic
Herbaceous perennial, bulb. Oblung bulb. Leaves 2-3, lanceolata, margin entire, top acute, 30 x 3.6 cm. Flowers white, 6-20 hermaphrodite, in whole or pointed umbela backs, caduca; 6 tepale lanceolata, about 1 cm, 6 stamens, superior ovary, peduncle 2 cm. Blooms in May-June. Fruit capsule.
Trees and shrubs
Leycesteria formosa Wall.
Leycesteria formosa, originating from the Himalayas and southwestern China. The species cultivated as ornamental gardens.
Pinus coulteri D. Don
Monoecious tree, 15-25 m high, trunk 40-120 cm diameter, wide crown, pyramid, iregulata. Bark gray-brown, streaked andanc with solxi long iregulati. Branches ascending, stalk yearly thin, brown-purple, glauca, rugosa, become black after several years.
Acacia anceps - evergreen shrub, 2-3 m tall. Originally from southern Australia, growing in limestone soils on coastal sand and red-brown sands.
Shrub or small tree, 1-5 m height, stalk Rosietici, smooth or slightly ribbed or tubers, glauca, purple. Leaves with lamina narrow-lanceolata, lanceolata or narrow-oblong-elliptical, 8-21 x 3.8 cm, the attenuated cuneata, top acute or obtuse, petiole up to 5 mm long. Petals 2-3, 8.12 mm long, ovata.
Morinda citrifolia - originally from Queensland, Australia. The fruit is edible, from seeds to obtain oil insect repellent.
Liana Wood, single, semi-evergreen, perennial. Strain gray-brown with prominent lenticele. Leaves alternate, palmately-compound, 5 folio ribbed stipelate. Oblonga call to Foliolele ovat-elliptic, the round, ribbed 4.5 to 10 cm long. Raceme axillary blossom, clocks, male flowers are arranged terminal
Viburnum opulus L. - calin, snowball
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Kalanchoe eriophylla - was first described by R. Hilsenbeck and W. Bojer, in 1857. Originally from Madagascar, which grows at high altitudes, on rocks.
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