Scientific name - Russelia equisetiformis
Genus name 'Russell' is given by Englishman Alexander Russell, who wrote the book Natural History of Aleppo.
Popular names - coral plant.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from Mexico and Central America.
Description - shrub, 60-150 cm tall. Branches green, thin, pubescent, with 4.12 edges. Leaves pubescent, with some softwood apuncte, leaves from the branches are placed 3.6 in each verticil, language ovat-elliptic, 8.5-16 x 6-9 mm, top acute, sparsely toothed, leaves are opposite dinsre top Lujerul, linear, whole. Inflorescences opposite or verticil at Lujerul peaks, each with 1-3 flowers cima. Flower stalk 3-4 cm; floral stalk 1-1.5 cm long. AsLiciu persistent, SEPA ovata, 2-3 mm, pubescent. Corola tubular, coral-red or scarlet, 1.5-2.5 cm, pubescent outside and inside. Stamens 1.8-2 cm long. Style and ovary 1.8 cm long. Fruit capsule spherical, 3-6 mm in diameter. Seeds numerous, ovoid, longitudinally ribbed wings.
Growth rate - moderate.
Tolerances - temperatures up to (ͦ -4 C).
Requirements - soil rich in organic substances, well-drained, with exhibitions sunny.
Management - is clipped and removes only the branches dry. Apply fertilizers (10-30-10 NPK) at 3 months, after which the wet immediately. Easily transplanted.
Propagation - by seedlings.
Properties and Uses - can grow as a species of ornamental flower pot or garden where conditions allow.
Trees and shrubs
Bush deciduu, wood. Iregulata crown, branches couples glabra, 4-5 m high. Leaves alternate, simple, rough, 12 x 2-4 cm long, the upper part at first is tomentoasa then becomes glabra, opaque green, the underside is silver viloasa easy.
Indigofera jucunda - shrub or small tree, evergreen, native to the forests of Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, near rocks and rivers.
Theobroma cacao - the tree deciduu originating from semi-tropical forests of Brazil, Mexico and the U.S.A
The genus name derives from the Greek "theos" = god, and 'bromine' = food, food of the gods.
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.
Convolvulus althaeoides - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Mediterranean basin, growing in dry places, on the streets.
Buxus sempervirens - evergreen shrub, native of northern Africa, Asia and Europe, up to 800 m altitude. Increases in rare deciduous forests on limestone substrates in sunny exhibition, in association with integerrimus Cotoneaster, Pyrus pyraster, Prunus spinosa and Amelanchier rotundifolia.
Evergreen shrub. Branches erect. Leaves green, alternate or subverticilate, 6-21 x 2.5 cm, limb oblong, coriaceu, top acuminata, edge entire, nervatiune pinnate. Flowers arranged in terminal panicule, small flowers, hermaphrodite
Aeonium arboreum - tree aeonium
Sunshrub native from Maroc, stem branching, leaves borne at the ends of the branches in rather flat rosettes.