Sophora derived from Arabic and means tree with pea flowers. Specific epithet is in honor davidii Abbe Armand David, a French missionary and naturalist who contributed to the knowledge of flora and fauna of China.
Sophora davidii is from Hubei, China, where it grows on rocky places at elevations of 1 000 - 3 500 m.
Sophora davidii - thorny shrub, 1,5-3 m high. Glabra pubescent or low strain. Stipele brown spinescente, 2-3 mm long, is linifica time. Leaves alternate, 2-6 cm long, imparipenat-compound, petiole 5-10 mm long, 2.5 cm long rachides, 5-8 pairs of Folio, opposite or sub-opposite, plus foliole terminal, 5.12 x 2 -- 4 mm, obovata, mucrOnati. Raceme terminal, short wing, pedunculate, peduncle 1 cm long, rachides 4 cm long, 7-12 flowers; bractei triangulation, sericeu, 1 mm long. Flowers 2 cm length <7 mm long calyx, dark purple, pubescent, lobes much shorter than the tube, 2 superior lobes obtuse, 3 lobes narrower and acute. Corola white to blue-violet; vexilum 20 x 7 mm, spatulate, the attenuated wing 16 x 4 mm, 15 x 3 mm hull. 10 free stamens. Ovary 1.5 cm long, pubescent. Blooms in June. Pods 3.6 cm long, 3-5 mm wide, brown, pubescent.
Culture - Minimum temperature -20 ° C. Grows well on poor soils, sunny. Adapt well in wet soil conditions but must be well drained.
Multiplication - the seeds. Is maintained for 24 hours in water at 40-70 ° C to germinate quickly. Hothouse soil can be removed in time have 2-3 leaves. Multiplication by drajoni, from mid July to September.
Diseases and pests - areUnreal plants can be attacked by Tetranychus spp .. Can be countered by natural, biological Phytoseiulus persimilis and Feltiella persicae, along with atmospheric humidity and with a good spraying leaves with water.
Sophora davidii - is a shrub with woody trunk and branching, do not require any maintenance cuts. In Yunnan is grown for vegetable protection of animals and birds.
Cultivation and varieties - 'Hans Fliegner' - dark blue flowers, slowly ascending.
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Trees and shrubs
Ginkgo biloba - maidenhair tree
Ginkgo biloba is deciduous tree native to China. Is a hardy tree tolerating a variety of climate and soil types, but not tolerate extreme frost.
Acacia anceps - evergreen shrub, 2-3 m tall. Originally from southern Australia, growing in limestone soils on coastal sand and red-brown sands.
Tilia cordata - Small-leaved lime, lime hill
Scientific Name - Tilia cordata
Synonyms - Tilia parvifolia Ehrh., Tilia ulmifolia Purpose ..
Names of people - small-leaved lime, lime sulfur, lime hill, Littleleaf Linden, Lindenbluten, Tiliae flos, Fleur de Tilleul.
Distribution and Habitat - originating in Europe, grows on nutrient-rich soil in warm areas.
Description - tree, 20 feet tall. Trunk as thick (can reach up to 1 m diameter). Bark on young specimens is smooth, gray to dark gray becomes mature specimens or brown, pitted. Crown oval, conical. Olive-green stems, at first pubescent then glabrata. Buds 4-6 mm long, usually two outer scales unequal, shiny, olive-green to red-brown, terminal bud is absent. Leaves alternate, simple, subrotunde - ovate, 5-7 c
Tilia cordata - tree, native of Europe, increases in nutrient-rich soil in warm areas.
Lime flowers are the most popular remedy for colds and flu, tea is used to treat headaches, anxiety and nervous tension.
Evergreen shrub, 1.2 m high. Strain with 4 edges. Leaves opposite, membranous, soft, dark green upper side and reddish on the underside, nervatiune obvious, limb oblong-lanceolata, margin entire, top acute, base cuneata, 8-12 x 20-30 cm. Cime axillary inflorescences. Calyx with 4 SEPA.
Originally from Europe and western Asia, growing on wet soils and peat, from plain to 1800 m altitude.
Firmiana simplex - also known as Sterculia platanifolia, was named in honor of Karl Joseph von Firmiana (1718-1782).
Firmiana simplex - ornamental species grown in parks and gardens in shady and protected from winds exhibitions.
New species of Betula in China
Tree, strain 25 m high and 60 cm in diameter. Bark dark gray or gray-brown, longitudinal cracks and is exfoliating. Branches reddish brown or gray-brown, densely glandular Vilo and resin. Petiole 1.5-3.0 cm, densely dotted Vilos resin.
New species of Dianthus (Caryophyllaceae) found in Turkey
In Turkey the genus Dianthus consists in 71 species, two subspecies and 12 varieties (Reeve, 1967, Davis, Mill & Tan, 1988; Guner et al., 2000; Menemeni & Hamzaoglu, 2000; Aytaç & Duman, 2004).