Manolita Flowers

Manolita Flowers

Manolita Flowers

Laurus nobilis , or lauro is an evergreen shrub or tree up to 15 m tall, belonging to the family of lauráceas , to which it gives name. It originates from the Mediterranean area and whose leaves are used as a seasoning in the kitchen. Other names with which it is known are: common laurel, of the palo, laurel American paleo or laurel of the kitchen, the rustic . The common laurel is an evergreen dioecious tree 5-10 m high, straight trunk with gray bark and dense, dark crown. Rising erect. Leaves simple, alternate, lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, of somewhat coriaceous consistency, aromatic, with the edge sometimes somewhat wavy. Acute apex and base attenuated. They measure about 3-9 cm in length and have short petioles. The beam is dark green glossy, while the underside is paler. Flowers arranged in sessile umbels of 4-6 flowers. The unisexuality of flowers is due to a phenomenon of abortion, and proof of this is the presence of 2-4 staminodes in female flowers. The flowers appear in March-April, and are yellowish, without interest. The fruit

Plants and Flowers, plants species: June 2012
Its perennial foliage remains attractive throughout the year and its spring flowers are nothing short of beautiful. Phlox subulata forms shallow roots and its horizontal stems light easily so its common name creeping Phlox.