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
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Trees and shrubs
Aglaia odorata is a tree native to Southeast Asia and grown as an ornamental tree throughout the Pacific Rim. In the Philippines, a decoction of roots is used as a drink to reduce fever.
Dovyalis caffra - kei-apple
Dovyalis caffra - fruit edible, with a high vitamin C content (80-120 mg/g), potassium (600 mg), and makes an excellent jam.
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.
Tree 25 m high. Trunk erect, branched. Ritidom smooth, dark gray. Crown broad, thick, tapered. Leaves persistent, alternate, coriacee, lamina ovat-oblong, acute, entire and slightly wavy edge on the upper side and glossy green color, on the underside is brown-rust, pubescent, ribbed central rib obvious; nervatiuni pinnate secondary.
Bush, 60-150 cm tall. Branches green, thin, pubescent, with 4.12 edges. Leaves pubescent, with some softwood apuncte, leaves from the branches are placed 3.6 in each verticil, language ovat-elliptic, 8.5-16 x 6-9 mm, top acute, sparsely toothed, leaves are opposite dinsre top Lujerul, linear, whole.
Doronicum grandiflorum - geofita rizomatoasa, native to southern Europe, the Iberian Peninsula and the Balkans, growing on calcareous substrates in mountain and alpine floor, the debris, slopes from 2000-2500 m altitude.
Verbascum blattaria - Herbaceous biennial, glabra bottom of the stem and glandular hairs towards the top, grows spontaneously in the desert and the hot side of cultivated fields, rivers and channels, up to 800 m altitude.
Coronilla vary - herbaceous perennial, native to SE Europe, grows on limestone rocks and ravines, arid plains, along the streets, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.
Leaves in basal rosette, 5.12 x 1.5-3 mm, limb oblong-lanceolata, 1.3 mm peak cuspidata, dilated to the wing edges pinnate-lobate, 5 cm long stalks. Blossom wing, 20-40 cm, hispida, bracts 5-10 mm.
Acacia sieberiana - tree, 3-25 m tall, rounded crown. Increase in savannah, in semi-arid regions of Africa, from 0-1850 m altitude.
Evergreen tree, 15-20 m high. Leaves simple, alternate, coriacee, limb oval edge gear, 2.5-5 cm long, short stalks. Flowers arranged in dense corymb, hermaphrodite, pentamere, white, 1.5 cm in diameter, calyx of 5 SEPA. Fruit capsule, containing 10-20 seeds.
Papaver aurantiacum - perennial species, grows on limestone debris and rocky places in alpine and subalpine region.
Perennial herbaceous, stem 7-40 cm high. Caulinare different from the basal leaves, the basal are lobate, and those are areas caulinare. Flower 3-5 cm diameter, white, yellow or red; 3.5 sepa obsolete; 5 or more petals, stamens numerous. Fruit achenes, top acuminata recurbat, 4,5-5,6 x 3,0-3,7 mm, brown doll. 2n = 16.