Scientific name - Santolina chamaecyparissus
Synonyms - Santolina virens Mill., Santolina incana
Popular names - Gray Santolina, grass Ascaris lumbricoides, Lavander cotton limbricarita, Santolina.
Distribution and Habitat - small evergreen shrub in the Mediterranean area, 0.9-1.2 m wide and 0.6 high.
Description - perennial species, stem 10-60 cm tall, erect or pendence; nefloriferi stalk is green-gray-tomentos; lujerii floriferi are simple, without leaves before blossom. Pectinata-toothed leaves often to penatsectate. Involucre 6-10 mm wide, hemispherical, subtruncat or not, or slightly rounded at the base; bractei lanceolata-ovata, Carina, the interior with round top. Flowers arranged in the capital, bright yellow. Blooms in May-September. Frunct Acornoblong, angular.
S. camaecyparissus subsp. camaecyparissus - leaf lobes do not exceed 2 mm involucre usually tomentos, dark yellow flowers.
S. camaecyparissus subsp. insularis - tomentoase gray leaves, stalk thickened upwards.
S. camaecyparissus subsp. squarrosa - leaf lobes do not exceed 2 mm involucre usually glabru, flowers yellow.
S. camaecyparissus subsp. tomentosa - glabra leaves, stalk neingrosat above, leaf lobes do not exceed 2-5 mm.
Tolerants - salinity, drought and wind.
Requirements - prefers relatively dry soils with low fertility in full sun, growing and the sand.
Management - is clipped after flowering to encourage growth in November. Replacing the old plant a few years with new plants skims.
Propagation - by seeds and seedlings. The seeds fall to stratify. Semilignificati seedlings of 10 cm length can be taken in mid-summer and planted in moist soil, well drained.
Natural partners and Garden - Anthemis tinctoria, Buxus sempervirens, Elymus,Helianthemum nummularium, Hyssopus officinalis, Lavandula angustifolia, Malva moschata, Matricaria recutita, Rudbeckia, Stachys Byzantine, Thymus praecox.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Lemon Queen' lemon yellow flowers, 'Lambrook Silver' silvery gray foliage, 'Nana' grows 15-20 cm tall, 'Pretty Carroll' cris 25-50 cm high, flowers yellow.
Properties and Uses - Santolina foliage mix well with green foliage plants for small hedges.
Aerial parts of the plant is harvested from June to August and dried. Antispasmotice properties and against limbricilor, decoction 1.3 g per 100 ml water, 1-2 cups per day, an infusion of 1-2 g in 100 ml water, 2-3 cups a day, drink Vinoasă of 3 g in 100 ml Fri 1.2 small glasses in 24 hours.
For external use fresh aerial parts.
Flowers harvested in May, gathered from inflorescences dry powder, 1-4 g of honey several times a day.
It is adapted to keep a plant insecticide on the clothes moth wool.
Uberto Tosco - Piante e aromatiche medicine - Paolini, 1985
Herbaceous annual, voluble, mono. Strain pentagonal in section, 6 m high. Leaves alternate, 5-7 lobate, the cordata, acuminata peak or acute, margins iregulat needle, 5-7 ribs, limb 15 x 15 cm, 10 cm long, ribbed, hairy. Flowers monoecious, in axillary Cime, long-pedunculate, yellow, 8 cm in diameter.
Stem very thin, erect, branched, finely pubescent, 15-45 cm high. Leaves ovat until obovata-oblong, ribbed, few soirees, top obtuse, base narrow, glabra, slightly pubescent, thin, upper leaves are smaller. Flowers in bunches, axillary, pedicel pubescent, less than or equal to calyx, calyx pubescent, lobes 3 short and 2 longer lobes. Corola white or blue-violet. Blooms in July-September.
Anchusa italica Retz. - Ox tongue, large miruta
Anchusa italica species is a perennial or biennial, erect stem, up to 150 cm high, much branched, rarely simple, hispida. Originally from the Mediterranean.
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
Thunberg grandiflora Roxb.
Perennials, voluble. Stem thin, green, 2 m height. Leaves opposite, language ovat-lanceolata, acuminata peak, the cordata, margin entire, lobate or iregulat needle, 15 x 10 cm, short stalks, 3.5 ribs. Blue flowers with yellow, white on the outside, 8 x 8 cm, arranged in bouquets with individual pedicel 4-5 cm long, corolla tube 3 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.
Flourensia cernua - tarbush
Flourensia cernua is deciduous shrub, from Chihuahuan Desert. In northern Mexico, the leaves and flower heads were used historically to make a decoction for treating indigestion.
Indigofera jucunda - shrub or small tree, evergreen, native to the forests of Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, near rocks and rivers.
Dianthus carthusianorum - carnation field
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, simple or branched, 25-65 cm, glabra. Leaves opposite, lamina linear-spatulate, 3-13 cm, green edges glabrata. Blossom dense, 4-15 flowers; bractei lanceolata, equal to or greater than the calyx, herbaceous, 4-6 bracteole, brown, oblong-obovata. Pedicel 0.1-2 mm.
Hepatica nobilis Schreb
Herbaceous perennial, fibrous root. Leaves evergreen, coriacee, the young are green open and passwords, dark olive green on the upper face, and purple on the lower face at maturity and during flowering, cordiform 3-lobate, lobe ovat, margin entire, top obtuse.
Calendula officinalis L. - marigold
Stem herbaceous, 20-50 cm tall, branched, erect. Leaves alternate, rib main evidence and glandular hairs, nervatiune pinnate, basal leaves are oblong-lanceolata, 8-14 x 4-5 cm, Sesia, the reniforma, margin entire, apex round upper leaf stalks are short, narrow lanceolata, 5 x 1.4 cm.
Ajacis delphinium - annual species, native to southern Europe, cultivated in different forms as ornamental horticulture.
Scrophularia nodosa - perennial species, grows in wet forests, rape and besides water, from 0-1800 m altitude.
Eschscholzia californica - California poppy
Perennial species in the area of origin, in other regions is annual, reaching up to 5-60 cm high, glabra, glauca. Stem branched, decumbenta. Leaves basal and caulinare, green-glauca, sectors, lobes linear or obluongi, glabra. Floriferi buds are obconici pick. Flowers solitary, peduncle of 5-15 cm long, calyx acute or acuminata, glabru, glauca; Corola consisting of 4 petals yellow-orange, 5 cm long, numerous stamens.
Citrus - citrus
Bark smooth, thin, gray-brown to green. Most species have a single trunk, hardwood. Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit) has a thick trunk 0.5 - a, 75 m in diameter. Stalk young are edges, green. Stalk elderly are circular in section.
Acer platanoides - norway maple
Acer platanoides - used as an ornamental species in parks and gardens, but also the green street.
In the United States was introduced around 1700 in East Pensilveniei. It was introduced as ornamental species, the green street, in many areas of culture out of control and become invasive species.