Scientific Name - Reseda L. phyteuma
Synonyms - aragonensis Loscos & Pardo Reseda, Reseda litigiosa Sennen & Pau.
Popular names - Reseda selvatica, farolillos.
Distribution and Habitat - originated in southern Europe and southwest Asia, North Africa, it grows on basic soils, grassy edges of roads, from 0 to 1900 m altitude.
Description - annual or perennial herbaceous. Glabra or papilla stem scabrous, erect or ascending, branched, 10-40 cm tall. Leaves 50-100 x 5-15 mm, lower entire, lanceolate cunea, spatula, top round, the other with lacinii trisectate subspatulate. Bracts 2.5 - 3 mm. Inflorescence raceme short, the time is long and lax. Pedicel 10 mm. Sepals 6, spatula. Petals 6, white or greenish white, the upper with 5-9 linear-blanceolate segments, 3-5 mm. Stamens with filaments dilated at the tip, antherspale yellow. Blooms in February and August. Fruit ovate capsule oblong, 13-14 x 5.5 - 9 mm at the top with three teeth short, sharp, smooth or papillae. Kidney-shaped seeds, 2-2.5 mm, gray or reddish, rough. 2n = 12
Curiosity - Reseda phyteuma was mentioned by Dioscorides as an aphrodisiac.
Prenanthes purpurea - rabbit salad
Herbaceous perennial. Stem branched, 25-150 cm, pubescent. Amplexicaule leaves, elliptical, oblong or fidate, margin entire or Pinata-fidata, glauca. Flowers arranged in panicule, ligula flowers are purple, with 5 teeth, tubular flowers absent.
Callistephus chinensis - annual species, 10-70 cm tall, native to Asia. Species cultivated as ornamental in gardens and parks.
Bletilla are easy to grow, to shady borders, where they make a handsome textural combination with ferns.
Coreopsis tinctoria - North American native grass, cultivated as ornamental species for mixed borders, in pots and cut flowers.
New species from Brazil Swartz - Swartz trimorphica Mansano & AL Souza
Shaft, 6 m high, branches hairy. Stipele 1.5-2 x 1-1.2 mm, triangulation, passwords, decidue. Imparipenat-compound leaves, folio 9, petiole about 2.4 cm long, hairy-tomentoase, talkative leaf 7.5-8.3 x 2.9-3.6 cm, elliptic, oval-oblong, glabru few hairy face and inside the main rib, the acute - cuneata, apex caudate
Semi-evergreen or evergreen species that cover the ground well. Leaves linear alternee or rosettes on stems, 1.5-2 cm long and 2 mm wide, Sesia, subulate. Cimoasa blossom or panic terminal flower formed of 3.9. Corola formed of 5 petals emarginate at top, obovata, 1 cm long, 5 mm wide, glabra, 1.3 cm long tube. 5 stamens, in the corolla tube of different heights.
Shrub or small tree, evergreen, 1-4 m high. Prostrata strain or upward. Green stalk, glabra, thin, flexible, geniculati. Leaves 2-6 cm long, oblong-elliptic, top obtuse or acute, margin fine teeth 3 ribs prominent upper front glabra, 12-15 mm long stalks.
Heliosperma pusillum - herbaceous perennial, native to southern Europe, grows on limestone ravines, from 1000 to 2500 m altitude.
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.