Scientific name - Myrsine africana
Popular names - African boxwood, Atulgan, baibarang, Bérangère, Bidang, Cape Myrtle, Gugil, semapo, Kakhum, Karuk, Kokhuri, sethkhisa, Shamshad, thakisa, vavarang, vlieebos mirting.
Distribution and Habitat - originating from the Cape to tropical Africa and Asia.
Description - evergreen shrub or small tree, 1-2 m high. Branched or with a single stem, thin, often branched stalk with fine hairs, covered with scars of fallen leaves. Leaves alternate, elliptic-round, 5-15 x 5-10 mm, top and tapered-round basis, margins finely toothed or entire, glossy dark green on upper side, more pale green inside; countries, glabra, occasionally glandular, ribbed very short. Flowers small, 2 mm long, pink-white on the armpit leaves bouquets. Bloom in October -December. Fruit Baca round, 5 mm wide, red-purple, in November-February, containing a single seed.
Growth rate - slowly.
Requirements - clay and peat, the semiumbra.
Propagation - by seeds or seedlings. Seeds is sown early spring in a greenhouse warm.
Properties and Uses - the fruit has properties antispasmotice, purgatives, external use in treating herpes and other skin infections.
Fruits and seeds and quercitol embolic acid. Embeline fruit contains over 3%.
Decoction of leaves is used to purify blood.
Treatment of intestinal worms in animals: Crush the 0.25 kg of Myrsine africana leaves with 0.5 l water. This is enough for an adult animal. Cattle is used only half the amount.
African Mersin is right for you fence. The fruits are edible.
HP Khara - Indian Medicinal Plants - Springer, 2008
Narain Singh Chauhan - Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Himachal Pradesh - Indus Publishing Company, 1999
Yang Xinrong - Traditional Chinese Medicine - Springer, 2003
Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Native of the Mediterranean area, grows in gardens like ornamentals. Flower can be over 1.8 m tall, the purple-pink bracts contrasting with the white flowers. Prefer shelter and deep, moist soil.
Stem very thin, erect, branched, finely pubescent, 15-45 cm high. Leaves ovat until obovata-oblong, ribbed, few soirees, top obtuse, base narrow, glabra, slightly pubescent, thin, upper leaves are smaller. Flowers in bunches, axillary, pedicel pubescent, less than or equal to calyx, calyx pubescent, lobes 3 short and 2 longer lobes. Corola white or blue-violet. Blooms in July-September.
Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Evergreen shrub, 50 - 300 cm, stem erect, latita to the very ramified, in the lower trunk bark is exfoliating in longitudinal strips, dark brown. The leaves are coriacee, persistent, Sesia, linear
Trees and shrubs
Cyphomandra betacea - small tree, native of Peru and Chile, in tropical forests, at 700-2000 m altitude. It is grown in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela and New Zealand for its edible fruit, or ornamental tree. Fruits can be eaten cooked or raw in salads and desserts. It is shown that the seeds and skin to be removed. Fruits contain protein, vitamin C and E, vitamin A.
Evergreen tree. Leaves opposite, coriacee, oblong to elliptic-lanceolata, 8-18 x 2-4.5 cm, top acuminata, petiole 2-4 mm long. Male cones are cylindrical, grouped 3-4 at underarms, female cones are solitary, the armpit leaves.
Lonicera xylosteum - shrub originating from Europe, the Caucasus and Siberia, growing at the edge of deciduous forests, from lowland to 1600 m altitude. They prefer warm places and limestone associated with Cornus sanguinela, Ligustrum vulgare, Prunus padus and Rubus idaeus.
Melia azedarach L.
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.
Laurus nobilis - on time and stay Greeks, laurel branches were used to make crowns for the heads of heroes, and to honor poets.
Campanula spicata - Alpine endemic species which grows on calcareous rocks, cultivated as ornamental species for rock garden.
Coffea charrieriana Stoff & F. Anthony sp.nov.
Shrub, 1-1.5 m high. Stalk 1-2 mm in diameter, pubescent. Stipele triangulation to the Delta, about 2 mm long, nested, pubescent. Petiole 2 mm long. Lamina elliptical to narrow elliptical, 5-7 x 2,2-3,5 cm, thin
Cornus sanguinea grows throughout Europe, rarer in the north, in the thicket, forest edges and edges of streets, from plain to 1000 m altitude.
A new species of Lathyrus L. in Turkey