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.
Tropaeolum majus L. - nasturium, Capucine
Tropaeolum majus is originally from Peru, which grows along the coasts and forests of hardwood. Also in Peru, is cultivated to prepare salads. The leaves are rich in minerals, vitamin C and a natural antibiotic.
Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome long, soft, or short and nodosa. Stem 1 m tall, sterile stems short. Leaves alternate, short stalks, lamina linear - ovata, margins entire, nervatiune parallel. Blossom terminal umbela-loose.
Juicy perennial species, rizomatoasa. Leaves basal, linear, cylindrical, fleshy, 10-15 cm long. Floral stem is 45 cm long. Blossom flowers made up of 40-50 cm, arranged in Raceme 15-30 cm long.
Bergen crassifolia (L.) Fritsch.
Herbaceous perennial forms a bush evergreen basal leaves, stems florifere up to 50 cm tall, dark purple. Leaves 25 cm wide, or elliptic obovata language, rim around the base cuneata, top obtuse, long petiole, 3-9 cm long. Panic blossom, flowers pink or dark pink open.
Chrysosplenium alternifolium is a rare species that grows in damp and shady places.
Salvia nemorosa - perennial species, native to southeastern Europe, with an area richer in Carpatico-Danubian region, increases the arid grasslands of the plains up to 1000 m altitude.
New species of Dianthus (Caryophyllaceae) found in Turkey
In Turkey the genus Dianthus consists in 71 species, two subspecies and 12 varieties (Reeve, 1967, Davis, Mill & Tan, 1988; Guner et al., 2000; Menemeni & Hamzaoglu, 2000; Aytaç & Duman, 2004).
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.