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
Melia azedarach L.
Name the genre, Melia, derived from Greek and 'azedarach', the Persian word and means 'noble trees'.
Popular name: English: bread tree, Persian lilac, China berry; Nepal: bakaino, Tibet: smag sing.
Distrubuire - in Nepal at around 700-1700 m altitude village in Iran Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bhutan and China.
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.
Agrimonia eupatoria L. - caoda Cancer, high turita
Agrimonia eupatoria - a perennial herb with a short rhizome and erect, hairy, usually unbranched stem. The basal leaves are arranged in a rosette. Is a common plant throughout Europe, ii is rare in north Scotland.
Species native to North America, lies at altitudes up to 1500 m in Romania is less common in parks and gardens as ornamental species.
Leaves, branches and bark is an aromatic oil extracts used in medicine.
Trees and shrubs
Liriodendron tulipifera - tulip tree
Monoecious tree, 21-24 m tall, bark gray, smooth in youth, later fisureaza lengthwise. The wood is light, easily worked, and adaptable. Stalk sheet are brown. Leaves alternate, tri-lobate, lobe treminal is emarginat-truncated.
Ostrya carpinifolia - used as an ornamental species for gardens, parks and green street.
Ostrya is derived from Greek 'Ostrya', referring to the shape of bracts that protect the fruit.
Cornus sanguinea grows throughout Europe, rarer in the north, in the thicket, forest edges and edges of streets, from plain to 1000 m altitude.
Acta spicata - a species native to Europe and Asia, grows in mountain forests in beech forests from 400 to 1500 m altitude.
Horminum pyrenaicum - herbaceous plant, perennial, rizomatoasa, native to Europe, alpine meadows and subalpine grows on limestone bedrock, from 1500 up to 2500 m altitude.
Convolvulus althaeoides - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Mediterranean basin, growing in dry places, on the streets.
Campanula spicata - Alpine endemic species which grows on calcareous rocks, cultivated as ornamental species for rock garden.
Sanguisorba officinalis - sangereasa
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, branched, galbra, 30-100 cm tall. Imparipenat-compound leaves, 20 - 40 cm long, 5-15 folio oval, irregularly toothed edge. Flowers hermaphrodite in capital combined terminal, brown or black-purple, 2-3 bracteole, Receptacle deeply concave; 4 SEPA, 4 stamens (rarely 2).
Tussilago windbag - coltsfoot
From the Latin Tussilago tussis = cough on the plant's medicinal properties, windbag is the old name of poplar because of similarities between these species leaves.
Windbag Tussilago Tussilago is the only species of the genus.
Dioscorides, used potbal leaves as a substitute for tobacco, and to treat cough and asthma.
Indigofera jucunda - shrub or small tree, evergreen, native to the forests of Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, near rocks and rivers.