Scientific Name - Tilia platyphyllos Purpose.
Popular Names - Large-leaved Linden, tei cu frunza mare, tiglio nostrano, carbo tiliae.
Distribution and habitat - thermophilic species, grows only in the plains and low hills, Europe and western Asia.
Description - tree, 30-40 m high and 1 m trunk diameter, with the right strain, high crown, wide, rounded, rare, with thick branches. Lujerii young are olive-green, to reddish brown, with buds ovoid, acute. Subrotunde to ovate leaves are asymmetric, 6-12 cm long, the deep heart, the top acuminata, acute and short-toothed on the edges, the green back to white or gray, hairy all over, especially in the armpit ribs. Leaf lamina is prominent tertiary veins parallel. Large flowers, the color yellow, 3-6 in each inflorescence pendent attached, it shall be openedJune 1, strongly scented. Achenes fruit is globose, pyriform or oval, approx. 1 cm diameter, with 4-5 prominent ribs, rarely smooth, wooden walls. 2n = 82
Tilia platyphyllos subsp. cordifolia - leaves pubescent, pubescent young lujerii.
Tilia platyphyllos subsp. plathyphyllos - pubescent leaves the main nerve armpit to armpit but can be secondary ribs; lujerii glabrata or pubescent youth.
Tilia platyphyllos subsp. pseudorubra - glabra leaves slightly pubescent on the underside or the armpit nerves; lujerii young glabrata.
Growth rate - fast.
Tolerances - semiumbra support.
Requirements - vegetate well-reddish brown forest soil, well structured, friable.
Management - need annual trimming and drajonilor branches that form the base of the plant.
Propagation - by seed ordrajoni. To facilitate the germination of seeds, they stratify 4-5 months at temperatures of 25-27 ° C and then at 2 ° C.
Diseases and pests - Eucallipterus tiliae, Eulecanium tiliae, Phyllobius oblongus.
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Cultivars - 'laciniata "- leaves an irregular, deep sectarian;
- "Box" - lujerii have red-orange bark.
Properties and Uses - forms a significant amount of timber, but is rarely encountered in the forest. Wood is used in industry or matches, plywood and furniture easier. Due to its large size, is utilized as decorative trees in parks, as shaft alignment on streets and alleys, with beautiful flowers, bees, less appreciated, however, that medicinal uses, lime than in other species.
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Differences between Tilia and Tilia cordata platyphyllos:
Tilia platyphyllos has pubescent stems - stems Tilia cordata has glabra, smooth.
Tilia platyphyllos has leaves up to 15 cm long - Tilia cordata leaf max is 8 inches long;
Tilia platyphyllos on the underside of the leaf shows the armpit hairs whitish veins - Tilia cordata tufted hair armpits rusty ribs only;
Tilia platyphyllos fruit about 1 cm in diameter with 5 pronounced ribs - Tilia cordata fruit is up to 8 mm in diameter, with no obvious rib;
Trees and shrubs
Bush single, thorny, 2-4 m high. Branches long, arched, with many thorns collected 3; in young yellow, then brown, yellow-gray in old age. Yellow Wood. Leaves simple, outdated, short stalks; oblung language, dark green, glossy on top, the more open on the underside, edge finely toothed, are inserted into the beam to ascela thorns.
Canarina canariensis - herbaceous, commutes glaucescenta. Endemic from the Canary Islands, Tenerife, grows at the edge of forests, from 300 to 1000 m altitude.
Bush deciduu, wood. Iregulata crown, branches couples glabra, 4-5 m high. Leaves alternate, simple, rough, 12 x 2-4 cm long, the upper part at first is tomentoasa then becomes glabra, opaque green, the underside is silver viloasa easy.
Wisteria sinensis - Chinese wisteria
Wisteria sinensis - is considered invasive in some places around the globe. In most cases become established in places where it is cultivated ornamental.
Where there is danger of becoming glycineinvasive is better to be replaced with Aristolochia macrophylla, Bignonoa capreolata, Campsis radicand, Lonicera sempervirens, Wisteria frutescens.
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.
Dombeya tiliacea (Endl.) Planch.
Shrub or small tree, 3.10 x 2.7 m, trunk branched, bark dark gray, rough. Leaves alternate, 4.9 x 3-7 cm, three-lobed basis cordata, margine teeth face bottom covered with fine hairs, stalks pelos, 1-3 cm. Flowers campanulata, 3-4 cm diameter, axillary or terminal, solitary or grouped in a raceme, petals white, obovata.
Horminum pyrenaicum - herbaceous plant, perennial, rizomatoasa, native to Europe, alpine meadows and subalpine grows on limestone bedrock, from 1500 up to 2500 m altitude.
Firmiana simplex - also known as Sterculia platanifolia, was named in honor of Karl Joseph von Firmiana (1718-1782).
Firmiana simplex - ornamental species grown in parks and gardens in shady and protected from winds exhibitions.
Ziziphus jujuba Mill - jujuba
Deciduu tree, 5.12 m high. Stalk annually, thin, 2-3 mm diameter, pale green, glabra, geniculati. Leaves alternate, bright green, elliptical language-lanceolata, margine crenata, top obtuse or emarginat, the round or asymmetrical, 3-5 cm long; nervatiune arch, median rib and a pair of secondary ribs, pale green stalks, 5-7 mm .