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
Evergreen shrub, 3-4 m high. Leaves alternate, long-petiolate, palmately-compound, with 7.9 Folio, coriacee, folio obovata, glabra, margin entire, nervatiune pinnate, petiole thin, 12-15 cm long. Blossom terminal, glabra, 20 cm long, flowers arranged in umbele raceme, 0.7-1 cm in diameter, pedicel 5.8 mm long. Fruit drupe, ovoid, orange, 5 x 4 mm.
Bonsai of Araucaria heterophylla
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.
Syringa vulgaris L.
Nepeta cataria has similar properties with valeriana, amaro-tonic and sedative antispasmotica.
Nepeta cataria var. citronelol citriodora contains more essential oil used as perfume industry.
Aquilegia atrata Koch
Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome thick, vertically or diagonally. Stem erect, branched, pubescent, green or red-purple shades, 30-80 cm high. Leaf sectors lobate 3 lobes or parts, green on the upper face and green on the lower glauca
Teline nervosa - endemic of the Canary Islands, rape increases from 650 to 700 m altitude, in association with Aeonium undulatum, Carlina salicifolia, Crambe pritzelii, Hypericum canariensis, Olea europaea subsp. cerasiformis, Sonchus leptocephalus.