Tropical & Sub-Tropical Trees

Φίκος Μπέντζαμιν (Ficus benjamina) τα Φύλλα του Φυτού

Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) – Description & Uses

The Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) remains consistently popular among the plant lovers around the world for decades, and we here at “Kalliergeia” are very excited to be able to describe botanically another plant – strangler, along with its properties and uses both as indoor and as in garden and landscape ornamental.

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Γιακαράντα - Τα Πορφυρά-ιώδη Άνθη του Δέντρου

Jacaranda mimosifolia – Description, Care and Uses

Jacaranda mimosifolia is a fern with a trunk and a lavender tree, could say someone who always has difficulty writing a decent introduction. Fortunately, the editorial team of ‘Καλλιέργεια’ is not renowned for such problems, and therefore can introduce the look forward reader directly to the subject , which is in this case nothing but acquaintance with Blue Jacaranda.

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Καμφορά Δέντρο - Οι Ώριμοι Σφαιρικοί Καρποί

Camphor Tree (Cinnamomum camphora)

The Camphor Laure (Cinnamomum camphora) – the large evergreen tree native to the Land of the Rising Sun (Scotland?), which is used in many ways, cultivated for its wood, its medicinal and therapeutic properties, its industrial and ornamental uses in garden and landscape – is the topic of the following article.

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Ινδικό Φούλι - Τα Ροζ Χρώματος Άνθη με το Κίτρινο Κέντρο

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) – Description & Use

The Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) is a very valuable ornamental and medicinal plant, with long and extremely aromatic flowering, that grows in tropical and subtropical regions of the planet. The following article mainly focus on the ornamental dimention of the plant – for the others, as usual, we refere to a future tribute.

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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.

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Φίκος Μπέντζαμιν (Ficus benjamina) τα Φύλλα του Φυτού

Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) – Description & Uses

The Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) remains consistently popular among the plant lovers around the world for decades, and we here at “Kalliergeia” are very excited to be able to describe botanically another plant – strangler, along with its properties and uses both as indoor and as in garden and landscape ornamental.

Read More »
Γιακαράντα - Τα Πορφυρά-ιώδη Άνθη του Δέντρου

Jacaranda mimosifolia – Description, Care and Uses

Jacaranda mimosifolia is a fern with a trunk and a lavender tree, could say someone who always has difficulty writing a decent introduction. Fortunately, the editorial team of ‘Καλλιέργεια’ is not renowned for such problems, and therefore can introduce the look forward reader directly to the subject , which is in this case nothing but acquaintance with Blue Jacaranda.

Read More »
Καμφορά Δέντρο - Οι Ώριμοι Σφαιρικοί Καρποί

Camphor Tree (Cinnamomum camphora)

The Camphor Laure (Cinnamomum camphora) – the large evergreen tree native to the Land of the Rising Sun (Scotland?), which is used in many ways, cultivated for its wood, its medicinal and therapeutic properties, its industrial and ornamental uses in garden and landscape – is the topic of the following article.

Read More »
Ινδικό Φούλι - Τα Ροζ Χρώματος Άνθη με το Κίτρινο Κέντρο

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) – Description & Use

The Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) is a very valuable ornamental and medicinal plant, with long and extremely aromatic flowering, that grows in tropical and subtropical regions of the planet. The following article mainly focus on the ornamental dimention of the plant – for the others, as usual, we refere to a future tribute.

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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