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.

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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Βιβούρνο Χιονόσφαιρα, τα Λευκά Άνθη του Φυτού

Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) – Description & Uses

The article refers to Guelder Rose or European Cranberrybush (Viburnum opulus) which is a shrub or small tree, that has not only ornamental but also productive properties, as it offers abundant usable edible fruits, while at the same time it is an extremely effective medicinal plant.

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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.

Rafflesia arnoldii, The Largest Flower in the World

The largest simple flower of the plant kingdom, Rafflesia arnoldii (Stinking Corpse Lily or Corpse Flower), belongs to a genus of parasitic plants with many peculiarities, which arouse the curiosity of systematic researchers as well as its simple observers, who stand in front of it with awe and admiration.

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Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) Fungus

The Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) is a special disease of the plant (and a big headache for its growers), since this pathogen ascomycete fungus lives exclusively in it, causing great damage, especially in field crops, reaching up to total defoliation, significantly degrading the quality of the growing product.

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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 »

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.

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 »
Βιβούρνο Χιονόσφαιρα, τα Λευκά Άνθη του Φυτού

Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) – Description & Uses

The article refers to Guelder Rose or European Cranberrybush (Viburnum opulus) which is a shrub or small tree, that has not only ornamental but also productive properties, as it offers abundant usable edible fruits, while at the same time it is an extremely effective medicinal plant.

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.

Rafflesia arnoldii, The Largest Flower in the World

The largest simple flower of the plant kingdom, Rafflesia arnoldii (Stinking Corpse Lily or Corpse Flower), belongs to a genus of parasitic plants with many peculiarities, which arouse the curiosity of systematic researchers as well as its simple observers, who stand in front of it with awe and admiration.

Read More »

Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) Fungus

The Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) is a special disease of the plant (and a big headache for its growers), since this pathogen ascomycete fungus lives exclusively in it, causing great damage, especially in field crops, reaching up to total defoliation, significantly degrading the quality of the growing product.

Read More »

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 »
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