24
Sep
2010
Pedicularis rostrata-capitata
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Pedicularis rostrata-capitata

Synonyms - Pedicularis jacquini Koch

Popular names -

Distribution and Habitat - grows on alpine and subalpine meadows, cave sites, 1800-2400 m altitude.

Description - species perennial, erect stems 5-25 cm tall, hairy, two lines of white hairs. Leaves lanceolate, 1-2 x 6-9 cm, double-pinnate sectors glabra, dark purple. Terminal flowers in small heads, leaf-like bracts but smaller, peduncle 1-3 mm, calyx 8-9 mm glabru or pubescent on nerves, with lobes crenat-lobed; Corola 16-25 mm, pink tube (exceeding calyx ), upper lobe is dark purple, oblong top, 3-5 mm above the filament stamens oblong or slightly pubescent glabra. Blooms in July-August. Spindle capsule, 2 times longer than the calyx. Seeds ovoid to ellipsoid, apiculate, the truncated, 2-2.4 x 1-1.2 mm, brown oftenChis.

Curiosity - the name derives from Latin genus 'pedicularis' = lice, Linne is believed that this kind are repellent plants.

Pedicularis rostrata-capitatabelongs to the family Orobanchaceae, which contain parasites or semiparazite, with or without chlorophyll, leaf bracteiforme.

Photos
Top
See also
Top
Flowers
Lychnis coronaria - the king's beard, flower wedding

Herbaceous biennial. Stem erect, silvery-pubescent, simple or branched, 30-80 cm high. Basal leaves are petiolate, oblong-lanceolata, spatulate, 5-10 cm x 10-25 mm, margins entire, top acute, the caulinare are Sesi, oblong-ovata, Hirsute, 5.12 cm long. Blossom panic terminal peduncle 10 cm long

 
Gentiana lutea

Gentiana lutea - mountain species, native to southern Europe, grows on limestone bedrock, on pastures rich in organic matter, from 1000 to 2200 m altitude.

 
Cardamine bulbifera

Cardamine bulbifera - herbaceous species, perennial. Hailing from Europe and Asia Minor, grow on fertile soils, limestone, 200 to 1800 m altit., In association with Coryllus avellana, Carpinus betulus, Crataegus laevigata, Fraxinus excelsior, Quercus robur, ursinum Allium, Carex pendula, Hyacinthoides non- scripta, Mercurialis perennis, Lamiastrum galeobdolon.

 
Acta spicata

Acta spicata - a species native to Europe and Asia, grows in mountain forests in beech forests from 400 to 1500 m altitude.

 
Bletilla striata

Bletilla are easy to grow,  to shady borders, where they make a handsome textural combination with ferns.

 
Magnoliopsida
Ostrya carpinifolia

Ostrya carpinifolia - used as an ornamental species for gardens, parks and green street.

Ostrya is derived from Greek 'Ostrya', referring to the shape of bracts that protect the fruit.

 
Delosperma cooperi

 Delosperma cooperi originated southern Africa. Prostrata or erect stem, grows up to 13 cm high and 60 inches wide. Leaves opposite, succulent, cylindrical or 3 angles, without stipule. Flowers solitary or Cime, terminal or axillary, 8 cm diameter, open purple, calyx with 5 lobes unequal, inferior ovary with 5 rooms.

 
Scrophularia nodosa

Scrophularia nodosa - perennial species, grows in wet forests, rape and besides water, from 0-1800 m altitude.

 
Solidago caesia - blue-stemmed goldenrod

Solidago box to - perennial species, native to North America, grows naturally in dry soils on roadsides.

 
Robinia pseudoacacia - Acacia

Tree, 25 m high, crown iregulata, oval, open. Maroni stalk, thin, tomato-brown of thorns present 1.5-2.5 cm long. Small buds superimposed. Leaves alternate, imparipenat-compound, 7-19 folio elliptical, obovata, opposite, entire edge, nervatiune pinnate, 4-5 cm long, green or green glauca, are yellow in autumn.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links