Scientific name - Ribes uva-crispa
Synonyms - Ribes grossularia L. Grossularia uva-crispa (L.) Mill.
Popular names - sour, white wood strawberries, grapes bear, royal grape, uva Crispin, Grossularia
Distribution and Habitat - originally from North Africa, Europe to the Caucasus. Grows in mixed forests and forest edge. Environments prefer cool, moist in the shade or semi-shade, rich in nitrogenous substances.
Description - thorny shrub, 1 m high. Gray-brown bark is exfoliating. Rich stem branched divaricata. Branches long, thin, gray-brown with yellow top, pubescent glabrata in youth and adulthood. Leaves simple, cordiforme, 3-5 lobed, toothed, long stalks, bright green on the upper side, more open bottom, becoming yellow-red autumn, a bitter taste. Flowers monoecious, hermaphrodite, grouped 3 each stalk, calyx galben-green or brown-red, 0.5 cm, reflexes, Corola campanulata, 5 green and white petals. Blooms in April-May. Baca Fruit oval, 1 cm diameter, yellow-green or reddish, fleshy, edible. Seeds ovat-elliptical, 2.5-3.6 x 1.5-2 mm mat surface or slightly glossy, dark purple. 2n = 16
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Tolerances - ͦ temperatures to -30 C. Not tolerate hot and dry summers.
Requirements - fertile, well-drained, pH 6.5, semi-shaded.
Management - do not require fertilization. Mulcirea apply each spring. It clipped every year, Summer, 5 leaves, the shearing and all diseased branches and dried.
Propagation - are planted at 1.2-1.6 m distance between plants.
Diseases and pests - Botrytis sp., Afidele, birds.
Properties and Uses - The fruit contains vitamins A, B, C, potassium.
Fruits have share itfocused and diuretic. 100-300 g SUV Ribes uva-crispa / day, 2-3 times, morning and noon.
Flowers rich in nectar are important for species of bees Andraena tybialis.
Madhuca longifolia Macb.
Deciduu tree, 20 meters high, round crown. Leaves alternate, elliptic, 7.5-13 cm, margin entire, top acute, 10/12 pairs of ribs, stalks 1-2 cm long. Flowers axillary, creamy, fragrant, calyx covered with dense hairs; Corola pale yellow, 1 cm long, 6-12 petals
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.
Tribulus terrestris - the old woman's teeth
Herbaceous annual, prostrata, with branches 80 cm long. Paripenat-compound leaves, 4-8 folio, oblong folio, 4.12 x 4 mm. Sepa 2-4 mm long. Petals 3.6 mm long. Stigma pyramidal-elongated. Blooms in May-September.
Ursinum Allium L. - Aliu of June, Ramsons, wild garlic
Herbaceous perennial, bulb. Oblung bulb. Leaves 2-3, lanceolata, margin entire, top acute, 30 x 3.6 cm. Flowers white, 6-20 hermaphrodite, in whole or pointed umbela backs, caduca; 6 tepale lanceolata, about 1 cm, 6 stamens, superior ovary, peduncle 2 cm. Blooms in May-June. Fruit capsule.
Evergreen shrub or small tree, 1-2 m high. Branched or with a single stem, thin, often branched stalk with fine hairs, covered with scars of fallen leaves. Leaves alternate, elliptic-round, 5-15 x 5-10 mm, top and tapered-round basis, margins finely toothed or entire, glossy dark green on upper side, more pale green inside; countries, glabra, occasionally glandular, ribbed very short.
Trees and shrubs
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.
Pachira aquatica growing naturally along rivers in Central and South America. Is cultivated in world wide like ornamental, in hedges or solitary. Resistant to drought anf flooding.
The seeds of P. aquatica are delicious raw, boiled or roasted. Young leaves and flowers are also edible. The seeds are high in protein and edible oil.
Dracaena marginata Lemarck
Popular names: English - Red-edged Dracaena, Madagascar Dragon-Tree, Hawaii - money tree.
Dracaena marginata Lemarck is an evergreen species native to Madagascar, was imported into Europe in the XVII century. Bush by 6 m high, formed more vertical stems. Leaves arranged spiral, simple, Sesia, entire, linear, evergreen, green with reddish margins, 15-45 x 0,7-3 cm; nervatiuni parallel.
Betula alba - species, ornamental, decorative crown shape and color of bark, in parks and gardens. The bark is rich in tannins, is used in cosmetics.
Sophora derived from Arabic and means tree with pea flowers. Specific epithet is in honor davidii Abbe Armand David, a French missionary and naturalist who contributed to the knowledge of flora and fauna of China.
Sophora davidii is from Hubei, China, where it grows on rocky places at elevations of 1 000 - 3 500 m.
Ajuga chamaepitys - herbaceous annual Euro-Mediterranean, grows around the Mediterranean, in warm and dry, up to 1500 m altitude.
Citrus - citrus
Bark smooth, thin, gray-brown to green. Most species have a single trunk, hardwood. Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit) has a thick trunk 0.5 - a, 75 m in diameter. Stalk young are edges, green. Stalk elderly are circular in section.
Rosa moschata 'Mozart'
Rosa moschata 'Mozart' is an antique rose, used as an ornamental species, solitary or in groups of 2-4 plants.
Originally from China, India, Taiwan, Central America and tropical Africa. Grows in shady places along rivers, on sandy soils, up to 1000 m altitude.