Scientific name -Tasmannia purpurascens, by Abel Janszoon Tasman.
Synonyms - Drimys Purpurascens
Popular names - broad leaf pepperbush.
Distribution and Habitat - endemic species in Australia, in the forests of Eucalyptus and Nothofagus forests at the edge of Moore, between 1200 m and 1520 m altitude.
Description - shrub or small tree, 1-5 m height, stalk Rosietici, smooth or slightly ribbed or tubers, glauca, purple. Leaves with lamina narrow-lanceolata, lanceolata or narrow-oblong-elliptical, 8-21 x 3.8 cm, the attenuated cuneata, top acute or obtuse, petiole up to 5 mm long. Petals 2-3, 8.12 mm long, ovata. Male flowers have pedicel 20-45 mm long, stamens 60-98. Female flowers have pedicel 12-39 mm long, 1-4 rags. Blooms in november. Realize in February to June. Fruit apocarp,glauca, blue-purple to black-purple. 2.6 seeds, strongly curved, 2.5-3.5 mm long.
Growth rate - slowly.
Tolerances - shading.
Requirements - prefers well drained soils with good moisture in summer and winter for vigorous growth.
Propagation - by seeds is very difficult. The seedlings in the shade.
Pests and diseases - increased in sera may be attacked by white worm that destroys the leaves.
Trees and shrubs
Polygala chamaebuxus - perennial, evergreen, subfrutescenta, native to Central, Eastern and South-East, it grows on rocky places in alpine floor.
Malacothamnus fasciculatus Greene
Evergreen shrub, vigorous, well branched, 1-4.5 m high. The stem and leaves are pubescent, stellate hairs. Leaves alternate, petiolate; language ovat-round, palmate lobate, 0-7 lobes rounded, toothed margins, 2.11 cm. Blossom spike, flowers Sesi.
Spartium junceum - native to the Canary Islands and Mediterranean Basin, grows in arid places, ground limestone, from plain to 600-2000 m, in association with Quercus pubescens, Quercus ilex, Fraxinus ornus, Cotinus coggygria.
Kigelia is a genus with a singke species, which is cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Sausage tree is a tree whit a invasive root system, so keep it clear of buildings and paving.
Carpinus betulus - hard wood shaft with durable but less humid conditions. Suprta trimming and better suited for bonsai training.
Saponaria officinalis - perennial species, rhizome cylindrical, highly branched, crawler, with sterile and fertile shoots. Originally from Europe and Asia, growing on the river, along fences, roads and crops edges.
Ceiba pentandra - tree, native of tropical America, seen as a species cultivated in the Philippines, growing in arid regions,forests and grasslands from sea level to 1000 m altitude.
Solanum lycopersicum - herbaceous plant annually. In Europe, Solanum lycopersicum, was introduced in the early sixteenth century. Joseph Pitton of Tournefort was first described in the genus Lycopersicon tomatoes.