Scientific Name - chamaebuxus Polygala L.
Synonyms - Chamaebuxus alpestris
Popular names - falso BOSSO, bozzolina, Scarpetta della Madonna.
Distribution and Habitat - native to Central, Eastern and South-East, it grows on rocky places in alpine floor.
Description - perennial, evergreen, subfrutescenta. Stems branched, ascending or prostrate, dark gray, 5-25 cm high, forming compact bushes. Leaves persistent, alternate, sessile, glabra coriacee, entire, elliptical to lanceolate, obtuse or short mucronat top. Flowers axillary, solitary or 2-4, arranged terminal, elongated wings oblong spatulate to obovate, 10-12 mm long, yellow with time become reddish, petals yellow-white side, the previous yellow to orange. Stamens 8, filaments based on Overgrown. Stalk erect. Blooms in March andUnie. Fruit capsule, clear wing to round obovata obovata or obcordata. Seeds ovoid, hairy.
Trees and shrubs
Evergreen shrub, 2-3 m high, stem thin, highly ramified, almost glabru. Leaves alternate, petiolate, membranous, paripenat compound, 2-3 pairs of folio; stipele linear, obsolete, or oblong-folio oblonga lanceolata, 5 x 1 cm, top acute or obtuse, base round and asymmetrical, the ventral green, glabra .
Deciduu or semi-evergreen shrub, prostrat, 50-150 cm tall and 1.2-1.8 m wide, often branched, with horizontal branches. Buds are pink opening spring. Suborbiculare or elliptical leaves, glossy dark green. The flowers are pink, small, almost Sesi, 1-2, anther white blooms in May-June, attracting bees.
Ginkgo biloba - maidenhair tree
Ginkgo biloba is deciduous tree native to China. Is a hardy tree tolerating a variety of climate and soil types, but not tolerate extreme frost.
Hydrangea - Hortensia
Genus includes 80 species, the most popular are H. macrophylla, H. arborescens, H. paniculata and H. quercifolia. Shrub or voluble species with opposite leaves. Flowers solitary or grouped in inflorescences type corymb, Raceme. Ovary compound, 2-10 rags, below. Capsule truncata. Seeds numerous, ribbed.
Petunia hybrida - herbaceous, annual, used as an ornamental species in parks, gardens and terraces. Hybrid species derived from Petunia integrifolia and Petunia axillaris by Atkins in 1834.
Papaver aurantiacum - perennial species, grows on limestone debris and rocky places in alpine and subalpine region.
Campanula spicata - Alpine endemic species which grows on calcareous rocks, cultivated as ornamental species for rock garden.
Daphne mezereum - spurge Laurel
Daphne mezereum - deciduu shrub, native of Europe and Western Asia, cultivated as an ornamental shrub.
All species of the genus Daphne are toxic. Contact with fruit juice or resin skin irritation.
Dianthus carthusianorum - carnation field
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, simple or branched, 25-65 cm, glabra. Leaves opposite, lamina linear-spatulate, 3-13 cm, green edges glabrata. Blossom dense, 4-15 flowers; bractei lanceolata, equal to or greater than the calyx, herbaceous, 4-6 bracteole, brown, oblong-obovata. Pedicel 0.1-2 mm.