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.
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Thunberg grandiflora Roxb.
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Tree, 40 m high, truncated 1 m in diameter. Stalk, leaf stalks are brown and language violated. Petiole 1.5-3 cm long. Leaves elliptic, ovat-elliptic, 6-22 x 4.7 cm, protruding ribs on both surfaces, base cuneata, top acuminata.
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
Originally from Europe and western Asia, growing on wet soils and peat, from plain to 1800 m altitude.