Scientific name - Thunberg grandiflora Roxb.
Synonyms - Fleming grandiflora, grandiflora Pleuremidis.
Popular names - Bengal clock vine, blue clock vine, sky flower Indian, sky flower, Blue Sky vine, blue trumpet vine.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from northern India.
Description - perennial, voluble. Stem thin, green, 2 m height. Leaves opposite, language ovat-lanceolata, acuminata peak, the cordata, margin entire, lobate or iregulat needle, 15 x 10 cm, short stalks, 3.5 ribs. Blue flowers with yellow, white on the outside, 8 x 8 cm, arranged in bouquets with individual pedicel 4-5 cm long, corolla tube 3 cm long, calyx green with purple or red spots. Bloom in June-July. Fruit spherical capsule. Semantic 1 cm diameter, overall, with a convex face and covered with brown bracts triangulation.
Growth rate & ndash; quickly.
Tolerances - ͦ not tolerate temperatures below 10 C.
Requirements - ͦ temperatures of 21-24 C, wet soils, and in full sun or semiumbra.
Management - plants grown in pots are transvazeaza every year. The land must be constantly moist.
Propagation - by seedlings. Spring is taken seedlings of 8-10 cm, cut just below the knot. The seeds, winter or early spring after sowing vessel and shall be held to be umbreste ͦ 18-24 C until germinate. Germination occurs after 7-10 days.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Alba' with white flowers with a yellow spot in the middle.
Properties and Uses - juice of the leaves and roots is used to treat wounds.
Ornamental species may be used for decoration of walls and Pergolese. Are planted at about 8.10 cm from the wall.
Brooklyn BotanicGarden, Karan Davis Cutler - Flowering Vines, Beautiful climbers - Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1999
Ellen Zachos - Tempting Tropicals - Timber Press, 2005
Narayan P. Manandhar, Sanjay Manandhar - Plants and People of Nepal - Timber Press, 2002
Parsons WT, Cuthbertson EG - Noxious Weeds of Australia - CSIRO, 2001
Trees and shrubs
Harpephyllum caffrum - evergreen tree, endemic to southern Africa, Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal and southern Mozambiqului, grows in coastal forests.
Tree, 40 m high, truncated 1 m in diameter. Stalk, leaf stalks are brown and language violated. Petiole 1.5-3 cm long. Leaves elliptic, ovat-elliptic, 6-22 x 4.7 cm, protruding ribs on both surfaces, base cuneata, top acuminata.
Abies concolor Lindl.
Silver tree - evergreen tree, used for ornamental purposes, because the pyramid shape of the crown, the colorii leaves and frost resistance. The name 'concolor' refers to the fact that leaves have the same color on both sides.
Evergreen shrub originating in Southern Ireland and Mediterranean regions, grows slowly, up to 3 to 10 m, reddish bark, young branches are red-hot, dense crown. Leaves alternate, elliptic-lanceolata, 5-10 cm long, parties, except ribs smooth, glossy dark green, pinnate nervatiune. Flowers white to pale pink, sometimes stained with red, 5-10 mm long, campanulata, odorless, ready to panicule 5 cm long, anther clocks.
Oenothera biennis - Luminita
Oenothera biennis is a biennial species, native to North America, naturalized in southern Europe. It was introduced in Europe in 1614.
Tropaeolum majus L. - nasturium, Capucine
Tropaeolum majus is originally from Peru, which grows along the coasts and forests of hardwood. Also in Peru, is cultivated to prepare salads. The leaves are rich in minerals, vitamin C and a natural antibiotic.
Geranium argenteum - herbaceous perennial, grows in the Alps, the limestone rocks in central and northern Italy until SE France, from 1600-2100 m altitude. Rare species.
Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) JWMoore
Shrub or small tree, 7.5-15 m high; ritidom thin, scaly, producing a scaly trunk. Leaves pungent rum, obovata to elliptic, 3-15 x 1.2-7.5 cm, acute to round at the narrow top, coriacee.
Herbaceous perennial calcifuga, dioica, 30 cm high, caespitosa, densely pubescent. Prostrata strain or upward. Leaves acute seriacee with obvious central rib, lower leaves 9 x 1.5 cm subspatulate to oblong-lanceolata, ribbed, those of the middle stem is elliptical to oblong-lanceolata, united at the base.
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.
Evergreen tree, 10-40 m height, 3 m. Branches culture clocks or easy erection. Bark smooth, gray-white to silver. Leaves alternate, dark green, 7-20 cm long, slightly pubescent, oblong-elliptic, prominent central rib, full and wavy edges, top acute, base acute.