Tag Archives: ornamental

Tamarisk

Tamarisk aka Tamarix Folknames: Salt Cedar, Tamarisk Description: There are over 50-60 species of flowering plants in the family of Tamaricaceae native to the dry regions of Eurasia and Africa. It was named after the Tamaris River in Hispania Tarraconensis … Continue reading

Posted in Botany, Ecology/Environmentalism, Flora, folklore, shrub, trees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wax Jasmine: Jasminum simplicifolium

Jasminum simplicifolium in * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Jasminum simplicifolium: Jasmine Common Names: Wax Jasmine, Simple Jasmine, Jasmine. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Asterids; Lamiales; Oleaceae; Jasmineae; Jasminum simplicifolium. Other species include Jasminum abyssinicum (Forest … Continue reading

Posted in Flora, Herbs, mythology, shrub | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment