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.
Laurus nobilis - on time and stay Greeks, laurel branches were used to make crowns for the heads of heroes, and to honor poets.
Ziziphus jujuba Mill - jujuba
Deciduu tree, 5.12 m high. Stalk annually, thin, 2-3 mm diameter, pale green, glabra, geniculati. Leaves alternate, bright green, elliptical language-lanceolata, margine crenata, top obtuse or emarginat, the round or asymmetrical, 3-5 cm long; nervatiune arch, median rib and a pair of secondary ribs, pale green stalks, 5-7 mm .
Sanguisorba officinalis - sangereasa
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, branched, galbra, 30-100 cm tall. Imparipenat-compound leaves, 20 - 40 cm long, 5-15 folio oval, irregularly toothed edge. Flowers hermaphrodite in capital combined terminal, brown or black-purple, 2-3 bracteole, Receptacle deeply concave; 4 SEPA, 4 stamens (rarely 2).
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.
Anthyllis vulneraria L. - head Turcului, harmful
Herbaceous perennial herb, polymorphic, rhizome. Prostrata strain or ascending, pubescent, hairs white, 5-40 cm high. Basal leaves, arranged in rosette, stems leaves alternate, imparipenat-compound, folio oblong-linear, foliole terminal is greater than the side glabrata or slightly pubescent on the upper face, lower face and Seto.
Trees and shrubs
Evergreen tree, 10-40 m height, 3 m. Branches culture clocks or easy erection. Bark smooth, gray-white to silver. Leaves alternate, dark green, 7-20 cm long, slightly pubescent, oblong-elliptic, prominent central rib, full and wavy edges, top acute, base acute.
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.
Diospyros kaki L. - Khaki
Monoecious tree, 6-12 m high. Trunk erect, conical crown, brown bark is exfoliating in small plates. Leaves fell, coriacee, alternate, language oval-elliptic, margin entire, top acuminata, the attenuated, shiny green on top and pubescent towards the bottom, 7-20 x 4.10 cm, petiole 1-1.5 cm long.
Tibouchina urvilleana - shrub, to 4 m high. Belong to the genus Tibouchina about 350 species of shrubs and undergrowth of tropical America, most of them being found across the globe species grown as ornamentals.
Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Native of the Mediterranean area, grows in gardens like ornamentals. Flower can be over 1.8 m tall, the purple-pink bracts contrasting with the white flowers. Prefer shelter and deep, moist soil.
Sedum album - common species in mountain areas in Europe, Asia, North Africa and North America, grows on limestone rocks, up to 2500 m altitude.
Aquilegia fragrans - fragrant caldarea
Herbaceous perennial. Roots thin. Stem 30-100 cm tall, branched, slightly pubescent on the underside, becoming glandular-pubescent in the upper. Basal leaves bi or tri-Ternate, glauca, lobes 2-3-lobate, 1.5-4 x 1.5-4 cm, base cuneata, obovata, glabra green glauca and upper face, and pale green inside pubescent, hairy stalks.
A new species of Eugenia from southeastern Brazil