PLANTS

In the PLANTS section, articles are presented about the protagonists of this site that are not others but the plants. Information is provided on crops – once and for wild plants – ie those that have ornamental, floricultural, nutritional, and generally much or less of agricultural interest.

Λαντάνα Ορθόκλαδη (Lantana camara), η Ταξιανθία του Φυτού

Lantana camara (Common Lantana) – Description & Uses

The Common Lantana or Spanish Flag has excellent and long-lasting flowering, as well as inflorescences that show a variety of colors (yellow, yellow-orange, orange, bright red) at the same time, which attract not only the eye of the observer but also the butterflies – as they are a source of food for them.

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Κοράλι ή Ρουσέλια (Russelia equisetiformis), τα Άνθη του Φυτού

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

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Ο Πλατυκώδων ο μεγανθής (Platycodon grandiflorus) με Άνθη

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – Description & Uses

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower), the only representative of its genus, is an excellent herbaceous plant, with great ornamental and other practical -therapeutic and edible- properties, whose dominant decorative element is the large blue flowers, both in the phase of formation and in phase of full bloom.

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New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) in Blooming

New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) – Description and Uses

The New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) is a wonderful garden and landscape plant, with excellent aesthetic and functional characteristics – among others -, which almost obliges the always tireless editorial team of “Kalliergeia” to dedicate the following article to this ornamental and its utilization.

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Ψυχοτρόπος Χρήση των Φυτών Μπρουγκμάνσιας - Φυτά Brugmansia sanguinea σε Ανθοφορία

Ethnobotany – Psychotropic Use of Brugmansia Plants

The plants who belongs in the small genus Brugmansia are of particular ethnobotanical interest for their remarkable psychotropic or entheogenic properties. The following article provides comprehensive all relevant information referring to the traditional psychoactive utilization and use of these plants.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

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The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »

In the PLANTS section, articles are presented about the protagonists of this site that are not others but the plants. Information is provided on crops – once and for wild plants – ie those that have ornamental, floricultural, nutritional, and generally much or less of agricultural interest.

Λαντάνα Ορθόκλαδη (Lantana camara), η Ταξιανθία του Φυτού

Lantana camara (Common Lantana) – Description & Uses

The Common Lantana or Spanish Flag has excellent and long-lasting flowering, as well as inflorescences that show a variety of colors (yellow, yellow-orange, orange, bright red) at the same time, which attract not only the eye of the observer but also the butterflies – as they are a source of food for them.

Read More »
Κοράλι ή Ρουσέλια (Russelia equisetiformis), τα Άνθη του Φυτού

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

Read More »
Ο Πλατυκώδων ο μεγανθής (Platycodon grandiflorus) με Άνθη

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – Description & Uses

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower), the only representative of its genus, is an excellent herbaceous plant, with great ornamental and other practical -therapeutic and edible- properties, whose dominant decorative element is the large blue flowers, both in the phase of formation and in phase of full bloom.

Read More »
New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) in Blooming

New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) – Description and Uses

The New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) is a wonderful garden and landscape plant, with excellent aesthetic and functional characteristics – among others -, which almost obliges the always tireless editorial team of “Kalliergeia” to dedicate the following article to this ornamental and its utilization.

Read More »
Ψυχοτρόπος Χρήση των Φυτών Μπρουγκμάνσιας - Φυτά Brugmansia sanguinea σε Ανθοφορία

Ethnobotany – Psychotropic Use of Brugmansia Plants

The plants who belongs in the small genus Brugmansia are of particular ethnobotanical interest for their remarkable psychotropic or entheogenic properties. The following article provides comprehensive all relevant information referring to the traditional psychoactive utilization and use of these plants.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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