Scientific name - Rosa gallia L.
Popular names - rosa rossa, french rose, red rose officinale.
Distribution and Habitat - grows in central and southern Europe to Iraq. It was found in Turkey, on the dunes.
Description - shrub, 100-150 cm tall, robust system radically, lignificat produces underground runners. The stems are green, with red points. Leaves imparipenate; 3.7 Folio, oval or elliptical, or short stalks Sesi, evening edge, upper surface glossy glabra and lower part is lighter and has many glandular hairs, stalks linear stipele has two wings. Flowers solitary, stalk, receptacle and sepalelor external surface are covered with glandular hairs, and long-5 sepa lanceolata acuminata, some are simple others appear side, 5 dark red petals and I taso, stamens numerous. Blooms in June-July.
Growth rate - slowly.
Tolerances - temperatures up to -25 ° C.
Propagation - the seeds germinate after two years. To shorten this period of germination, stratify semintete is for 2-3 weeks in moist peat at 27-32 ° C. Keep at 3 ° C for another 4 months, while you can germinate. By cuttings, seedlings semi-lignificati in July in the shaded greenhouse, they need about 12 months to be ready for transplanting in place permanently.
Culture - grows on well-drained soils in full sun.
Cultivars and varieties - 'versicolor', R. o. var. officinalis.
Properties and Uses - petals flavoring properties, digestive, astringent, anti-inflammatory.
Petals are collected in May-June. Dry in the shade, in well-ventilated, are preserved in glass or porcelain containers.
Rosa gallia is used in the perfume and cosmetic products in the pharmaceutical industry is used as flavoring preparations with bad taste.
Petals are astringent and digestive disorders.
Internal use - an infusion of petals - 1-2 g in 100 ml water. Two to three cups a day.
External use - infusion of polyethyleneof - 3.6 g in 100 ml water. To gargle, wash and compresses the lips and mouth.
Tincture Vinoasă - 10 g in 100 ml white wine, place it soak for 5 days. It compresses the irritated area.
Myth, legend and folklore - has been cultivated by the Greeks and Romans, and was common in medieval gardens.
Trees and shrubs
Malacothamnus fasciculatus Greene
Evergreen shrub, vigorous, well branched, 1-4.5 m high. The stem and leaves are pubescent, stellate hairs. Leaves alternate, petiolate; language ovat-round, palmate lobate, 0-7 lobes rounded, toothed margins, 2.11 cm. Blossom spike, flowers Sesi.
Angophora hispida Blaxell
Shrub or small tree, 4-5 m high. Gray-red bark at first smooth, exfoliating in due course. Leaves opposite, Sesia or short stalks, cordiform, 5-10 x 2.5-4.5 cm, pale green, pubescent. 3.7 flowers in a corymb, 10-15 cm diameter. Sepa free (dialisepal), green, petals free (dialipetal), white cream. Blooming in January. Fruit capsule.
Gardenia jasminoides - Gardenia
Shrub or small tree, growing 1-15 m tall. Leaves glossy, evergreen, opposite, coriacee, oval or elliptical, dark green, 7-10 cm long. Large solitary flowers, double or semiduble, white, 5.12 cm diameter. Bloom from May to September.
Indigofera jucunda - shrub or small tree, evergreen, native to the forests of Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, near rocks and rivers.
Genus Edgeworth is named in memory of botanist Michael Pakenham Edgeworth (1812-1881).
Edgeworth chrysantha deciduu is a shrub, of 1,8-2,4 m tall, native of China, Himalayas, naturalized in Chugoku. Foxy stalk. Leaves arranged alternate, short stalks or Sesi, language: lanceolata, acuminata top, edge entire, base cuneata; 8-20/3-5 cm.
Thevetia peruviana - leandru yellow
Evergreen shrub, 6 m high. Stem erect, cylindrical, branched, smooth, green, presents latex. Leaves simple subsesile, alternate, arranged spiral limb linear, entire edge, top acute, glabra, 8-16 cm long.
Impatiens balsamina - a species herbaceous annual, native to China and India. cultivated as ornamental plants in parks and gardens. It can be grown as potted plants, but watered regularly.
Catalpa bignonioides - deciduu tree, a native of south-eastern United States in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Herbaceous perennial, rhizome cylindrical. Reddish stem, 80-100 cm tall, easy hirsuta-pubescent, branched. Leaves alternate, petiolare, lanceolata-ovata, margine evening, slightly pubescent; to the top of the stem leaves are Sesi.