Scientific name - Nepenthes L.
The first description of this kind was made by JP Breyne, in 1689.
Popular names --
Distribution and Habitat - grows in all tropical regions of the world, Madagascar, northern Seychelles, Sri Lanka and northern Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Description - herbaceous perennial species, dioecious. 5 cm diameter stalk. Leaves green to green-yellow with the main rib, which ends with a cylindrical Carcel which is longer than the tongue of the leaf, finished with a pitcher. Blossom panic or Raceme. Digestive glands are located inside the jar walls. Seeds are small and filiforme.
Growth rate - moderate to fast.
Tolerances - not tolerate stagnant water.
Management - is fertilizeaza in 3-4 weeks. The soil should be kept moist but not saturated with water, water is the ideal rain or distilled water.
Propagation - by seeds, it looks at the soil surface applied fungicides both on land and the seeds. It maintains a high humidity and temperature of 21-29 ˚ C. Germination occurs in 6 weeks. Are ready for transplant when have 2-3 leaves and about 2.5 cm high.
The stem cuttings, seedlings must have 2.3 knots, is treated with fungicide. Cuttings to maintain the high humidity, in full light, the temparaturi of 21-29 ˚ C.
Diseases and pests - Botrytis, aphids, snails.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Accebtual Koto', 'compact', 'coccinea', 'Minamiensis','Siebertii'.
James Pietropaolo, Patricia Pietropaolo - Carnivorous Plants of yhe World - Timber Press, 1997
Peter D'Amato - The Savage Garden - Ten Speed Press, 1998
RL Kitching - Food Webs and Container habitats - Cambridge University Press, 2000
Wilhelm Barthlott, Stefan Porembski, Rüdiger Seine, Inge Theisen - The Curious World of Carnivorous Plants - Timber Press, 2008
Polemonium caeruleum - species used as ornamental plants in gardens with spontaneous or rock gardens. Are planted at 30 cm distance between plants.
Hyacinthus orientalis - bulbous perennial with linear to lance-shaped, channeled, bright green leaves, 15-35 cm long. Is classified as an ornamental, and is native to the Mediterranean region. The essential oils found only in the flowers have been used in cosmetics and soap fragrances.
Brachyscome multifida - herbaceous perennial, rizomatoasa, native to temperate regions of southern Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Aponogeton distachya - aquatic species, perennial, native to South Africa. Was introduced in Europe in the seventeenth century, was naturalized locally in France and England.
Catalpa bignonioides - deciduu tree, a native of south-eastern United States in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Glycine max - soybean
Deciduu tree, 9-18 m high, crown iregulata, spherical, pyramid. Bark is thin, green, gray thorns present on the trunk and branches. Leaves alternate, palmately-compound, 5-7 folio, folio elliptic, margin evening, nervatiune pinnate, green, autumn remain ever green. Flowers solitary, axillary, hermaphrodite, pentamere, actinomorfe, pink or white.
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.
Tussilago windbag - coltsfoot
From the Latin Tussilago tussis = cough on the plant's medicinal properties, windbag is the old name of poplar because of similarities between these species leaves.
Windbag Tussilago Tussilago is the only species of the genus.
Dioscorides, used potbal leaves as a substitute for tobacco, and to treat cough and asthma.