30
May
2010
Salix reticulata
Trees and shrubs | Magnoliopsida
2
0

Scientific Name - Salix reticulata L.

Synonyms -

Common name - salcie pitica, salice reticolato, Thick-leaf willow, reticulate willow, Netz-Weide, Rynkevier.

Distribution and Habitat - grows on limestone bedrock and not only in alpine areas 1800 - 2700 m altit, in association with Dryas octopetala, Silene acaulis.

Description - dwarf shrub, stems crawling, wood. Leaves long-stem, yellow-brown or reddish, 0.6 - 2 cm long, lamina elliptic, dark green with prominent veins on top and pubescent, white arginii on bottom, 4 cm long. Dioica species with small flowers grouped in inflorescences on branches of apical type Amenti two years. Peduncles pubescent, 2 cm long, 2 free stamens with anthers yellow then red. Blooms in June-August. Fruit capsule, red, with short hairs, white.

Salix reticulata subsp. reticulata;

Salix reticulata subsp. glabellicarpa.

Growth rate - slowly.

Curiosity - The genus name is derived from celticul 'sal-lis' = near water, and in Greek means 'swing'.

The pictures were taken on Monte Pasubio (IT).

Photos
Top
See also
Top
Trees and shrubs
Ailanthus altissima - cenuser, false castor

Ailanthus altissima - tree quickly ascending, with large pinnate leaves and terminal flower bouquets green-white.

 
Caragana arborescens

Deciduu shrub, 2-5 m high. Bark gray young branches are yellow-green. Leaves alternate; paripenat-compound, 4-6 pairs of folio oval-elliptic, 10-35 mm long, dark green in summer and autumn yellow, 5-10 cm long; spinescente Stipe. Flowers solitary, Corola yellow, 20-25 mm long, increase the armpit leaves, blooming from May to June.

 
Quercus cerris L. - Turkey Oak

Quercus cerris - a species native to south-eastern Europe, cultivated as an ornamental tree, singly or in small groups.

 
Malus floribunda Siebold

Deciduu tree of 4.10 m high, native of Japan. Bark smooth, red-brown to gray on older branches is gray-brown. Floriferi buds are red. Leaves ovat-elliptic, alternate, deeply marigini soirees, ribbed, dark green in summer, yellow fall, 4-8 cm long, pinnate nervatiune.

 
Daphne mezereum - spurge Laurel

Daphne mezereum - deciduu shrub, native of Europe and Western Asia, cultivated as an ornamental shrub.

All species of the genus Daphne are toxic. Contact with fruit juice or resin skin irritation.

 
Magnoliopsida
Digitalis grandiflora

Digitalis grandiflora - Perennial species, pubescent; natural range is Eurosiberian, increases in forest edge, and boschetelor, from plain to 1600 m altitude.

 
Skimmi japonica

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

 
Cerastium tomentosum - snow in summer

Cerastium tomentosum - is a commonly grown rock-garden, often escape from cultivation.

 
Felicia amelloides

Genus Felicia was named the Cassini AHG in 1818 by Felix, a German official at Regensburg who died in 1846.

Felicia amelloides first cinerary amelloides was named by Linnaeus in 1763 and in 1894 named Felicia amelloides.

 
Buphthalmum salicifolium

Buphthalmum salicifolium - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Balkans and Eastern Alps, growing limestone land in arid forests, wet meadows and sunny, from 200 to 2100 m altitude.

 
Comments
Top
comments powered by Disqus
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links