Scientific Name - Teline canariensis
Synonyms - Genista canariensis, Spartium albicans
Popular names - retamon canario, retama de monte, canary broom.
Distribution and Habitat - a native (endemic) of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, grows at the edge of forests of Pinus radiata and Laurus canariensis novo in association with Neotinea maculata, Hypericum reflexum and Cystus sympithifolius from 500 to 1500 m altitude.
Description - small shrub, highly branched, reaching up to 3 feet tall. Leaves small, trifoliate, leaflets obovate, 5-10 mm long, both sides of the leaves are pubescent. Flowers 5-20 raceme yellow-heads clustered, 6 cm long, pedicel short, calyx 4-6 mm, pubescent. Blooms in February-May. Fruits pods, 1.5 - 2.5 cm long, pubescent, dark brown seeds.
Requirements - rich soil with good drainage, know all exhibition sunnychecker year.
Management - during winter, the plant does not get wet and keep at 10 ° C
Properties and Uses - are cultivated as ornamental shrub.
Curiosity - Teline canariensis is host plant for Arytinnis canariensis, Arytinnis equitans, dilution and Arytinnis Arytinnis menceyata.
Trees and shrubs
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Evergreen tree, 25-70 m high x 5 m diameter trunk base. Ritidom rough, exfoliating in gray is the upper of the trunk and branches, in long strips. 12-15 x 12-25 mm buds. Leaves are opposite, in pairs, united among themselves in the green-glauca, 6-15 cm long, adult leaves alternate, 15-35 cm long, lanceolata and arched, the asymmetric top long-acuminata, sturdy stalks.
Hydrangea - Hortensia
Genus includes 80 species, the most popular are H. macrophylla, H. arborescens, H. paniculata and H. quercifolia. Shrub or voluble species with opposite leaves. Flowers solitary or grouped in inflorescences type corymb, Raceme. Ovary compound, 2-10 rags, below. Capsule truncata. Seeds numerous, ribbed.
Asclepias fruticosa - shrub native from South Africa, introduced in the Mediterranean for textiles.
Betula alba - species, ornamental, decorative crown shape and color of bark, in parks and gardens. The bark is rich in tannins, is used in cosmetics.
Aesculus hippocastanum - common horsechestnut
Aesculus hippocastanum - is used in parks and gardens, the tree line, solitary or in groups. The flowers are bees, and seeds contain starch, protein, tannin, saponin and edible oil, which can be manufactured soap, technical oil, glue, medicines. Species not produce forest wood is of poor quality.
Catalpa bignonioides - deciduu tree, a native of south-eastern United States in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Physostegia virginiana - perennial species, rhizomatic, native to North America, grows on wet pastures.
Physostegia virginiana - cultivated as ornamental species in parks and public gardens.
Hepatica nobilis Schreb
Herbaceous perennial, fibrous root. Leaves evergreen, coriacee, the young are green open and passwords, dark olive green on the upper face, and purple on the lower face at maturity and during flowering, cordiform 3-lobate, lobe ovat, margin entire, top obtuse.
Maclura tricuspidata - native to North America, used as an ornamental species, used for protection curtains.