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
Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Native of the Mediterranean area, grows in gardens like ornamentals. Flower can be over 1.8 m tall, the purple-pink bracts contrasting with the white flowers. Prefer shelter and deep, moist soil.
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.
Tribulus terrestris - the old woman's teeth
Herbaceous annual, prostrata, with branches 80 cm long. Paripenat-compound leaves, 4-8 folio, oblong folio, 4.12 x 4 mm. Sepa 2-4 mm long. Petals 3.6 mm long. Stigma pyramidal-elongated. Blooms in May-September.
Marrubium vulgare - Voronez
Perennial herbaceous plants, root fusiform. Right strain, wood and rigid, pubescent, 30-100 cm tall. Leaves petiolate, opposite, green-gray, pubescent on the underside, lamina ovata or suborbiculara, iregulat-edge gear, top round or obtuse, base subcordata, 2.5-5 cm long, 1-2 cm long stalks.
Trees and shrubs
Ceratonia siliqua L.
Dioecious tree, 8 meters high. Body iregulat, erect with the latita. Gray-brown bark with longitudinal fissures. Vast and dense crown. The branches are fine young tomentoase become glabrata with timpu. Leaves persistent, alternate, paripenat-compound, with 2.5 pairs of Folio, ovata, coriacee, margin entire, glossy dark green on the upper
Corylus avellana - hazelnut
Corylus avellana - shrub, common in Europe and western Asia, from plains to 1,200 m altitude, increase in association with Acer pseudoplatanus, Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus monogyna, Fraxinus excelsior, Lonicera xylosteum, Salix caprea, Sambucus nigra and Sorbus aria.
Prunus serotina - a native of North America, grows on the edge of forests on sandy soils and poor.
Evergreen ornamental plant of the Theaceae family, native from Eastern Asia, its origin is still controversial, being considered by some as species indigenous from Japonia and, by others, from China. It was introduced into Europe by the Portuguese in 1542 and soon spread to Spain, England, France and Italy; into United States at the beginning of the 18th century, and in Australia during the mid 19th century.
Lotus maculatus Breitf.
Herbaceous, with the stem wood, under-shrub pendulum. Strain up to 1.5 m high, glabra, gray-green silky, internoduri 35-45 mm stipele children. Leaves imparipenat, 5 folio; foliole 10-25 x 1 mm, subulate or linear, convex upper and concave lower edges entire, top obtuse-rounded, surface moderately pubescent.
Pimelea physodes is a species indigenous to Australia. Stem erect, branched, 0.2-1 m high and 80 cm in diameter. Leaves opposite, Sesia, elliptic, acute nested. Capital terminal, solitary, nutant, large bracts, 4-6 cm, yellow, green, red or purple, perianth roots, the average tube, stamens long.
Primula cousin - cuckoo boot
Primula cousin - Herbaceous perennial with cylindrical rhizome, native to Europe and Asia, grows through meadows, sunny pastures, edges of woods, from hills to the alpine region.
Convolvulus althaeoides - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Mediterranean basin, growing in dry places, on the streets.
Anigozanthos rufus - Leg of kangaroo
Herbaceous rizomatoasa, Geof, 100-150 cm height. Mate leaves, gray-green, glabra, evergreen, 20-40 x 2-6 cm, margins scabrous. Escape very branched, tomentos. Inflorescences numerous, raceme. Red-purple flowers with pear, rare yellow-orange. Perianth law zigomorfic, lobate, tubular tomntoase, red, 25-35 mm long
Herbaceous perennial, 50-80 cm tall, vigorous root-branched, cylindrical, 5-20 cm long and 1-2.5 cm in diameter. Strain fasciculated, erect, branched in upper parts. Leaves alternate, Terni-compound, the last segment with red ribbed, oblong-elliptic; foliolele are ongust-ovata or elliptic, 8-12 x 2-4 cm. 6.10 cm long stalks
Symphoricarpos - Hurmuz
Shrubs decide, prostate or erect, 90-120 cm, originating in the U.S.. Buds scaly, 1.5 mm long. Leaves simple, opposite, short petiolate, 7 cm long. Raceme blossom. Campanulata Flowers in raceme children. Calyx tube slightly globos; Corola campanulata, 4-5 lobes. Fruit drupe, 1-1.5 cm in diameter, S. albus and S. occidentalis fruits white, pink-coral S. orbiculatus fruit. A fruit contains two seeds oblongata.
Stachys Byzantine - perennial species, native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia, grows on dry slopes at the edge of forests, up to 2000 m altitude.
Ziziphus jujuba Mill - jujuba
Deciduu tree, 5.12 m high. Stalk annually, thin, 2-3 mm diameter, pale green, glabra, geniculati. Leaves alternate, bright green, elliptical language-lanceolata, margine crenata, top obtuse or emarginat, the round or asymmetrical, 3-5 cm long; nervatiune arch, median rib and a pair of secondary ribs, pale green stalks, 5-7 mm .