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
Anthyllis vulneraria L. - head Turcului, harmful
Herbaceous perennial herb, polymorphic, rhizome. Prostrata strain or ascending, pubescent, hairs white, 5-40 cm high. Basal leaves, arranged in rosette, stems leaves alternate, imparipenat-compound, folio oblong-linear, foliole terminal is greater than the side glabrata or slightly pubescent on the upper face, lower face and Seto.
Herbaceous perennial, rhizome cylindrical. Reddish stem, 80-100 cm tall, easy hirsuta-pubescent, branched. Leaves alternate, petiolare, lanceolata-ovata, margine evening, slightly pubescent; to the top of the stem leaves are Sesi.
Lilium candidum - lily
Lilium candidum - geofita bulbous, originating in the Mediterranean region, rising to 600-700 m altitude.
The lily is a symbol of purity and chastity, became the symbol of the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel.
Digitalis grandiflora - Perennial species, pubescent; natural range is Eurosiberian, increases in forest edge, and boschetelor, from plain to 1600 m altitude.
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.
Succulent perennial. Short stem with a rosette of leaves at the base. The leaves are 5-7.5 cm long, obovata-spatulate, concave, tomentoase. Blossom side, 20-30 cm long, flowers campanulata, yellow-orange, 5 SEPA, 5 petals, 10 stamens.
Herbaceous perennial. Floral stem erect, 3-15 cm high. Basal leaves often nested, lamina lanceolata, 0.4-1.5 cm x 0.8-2.0 mm, margins cartilaginous, top acute, glabra, nauseating. Flowers solitary, bisexual or unisexuate. Pedicel 2-40 mm.
Rhipsalis grandiflora Haworth 1819
Asclepias currasavica - scarlet milkweed
Asclepias currasavica - species used as ornamental plants for small gardens, in combination with other herbs such as Echinacea purpurea, Ratibida pinnata, ornamental grasses.