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Photo "Chamomile (doronikum)"

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Chamomile (doronikum)
Chamomile - genus of flowering plants, belongs to the family Compositae annual or perennial herbaceous plants, or aster family - low annuals, often fragrant herbs.
One of the most famous chamomile is considered to be daisy (Leucanthemum) with large white and yellow buds, it is also sometimes referred to as "daisy" or "chamomile", because the center of the flower, surrounded by white petals thin, towering yellow "navel." His Greek name Leucanthemum (leukantemum - white flower) comes from the words 'leukos "- white and' anthemon" - a flower. It was given to the flower because of the color boundary ray flowers in its inflorescence.
C the name "daisy" comes from the penetration into Russia medieval medical literature, where this plant is called "Romanova grass" or "flower of the Romanovs." Russian name chamomile is derived from Latin. "Romana" that is "Roman" and borrowed from the Polish language. From this word is a diminutive form of "daisy." For the first time this name appeared in a flower only in the XVIII century, and it applies only to camomile (Matricaria Chamomilla L.) and Persian daisy and then later they began this name to call all the news on her plants.
In medicine is used daisy of the genus Matricaria: camomile (M. chamomilla) and Matricaria discoidea (M. matricarioides). Pharmacy daisy - a storehouse of useful properties. Her infusions can be used in the garden for protection from pests, it is included in most collections of herbs, widely used in cosmetology. On the healing properties of chamomile chemist wrote in "Natural History, the Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder. The origin of the name of the genus Matricaria is derived from the Latin word "matrix" - "the queen", as in ancient times, this plant was used for women's diseases, hence its popular name - "mother liquor", "uterine grass." Pharmacy chamomile has a characteristic "apple" smell than and different from all other "daisies".
This pharmacy daisy in natural conditions is rare. It can grow between the crops, along roads and in gardens and meadows, glades and trails daisy blooms. He and the flowers are larger, and it occurs more frequently than chamomile pharmacy. Flowers from camomile rather inconspicuous, small - up to 2 cm in diameter. Matricaria discoidea - that in general without white petals, alone greenish-yellow flower baskets. Imported it into Europe from North America, is very tenacious, spreading fast weedy places.
Daisies there a great many: Roman, German, Dalmatian, Caucasian, Persian, even the "golden" from the American prairies. Currently there are over 350 species of daisies, a third of which grow in Russia. Among the numerous "daisies" the most popular are chamomile, daisy, pyrethrum, echinacea, doronikum (yellow daisy), melkolepestnik (erigeron), Gaylard spinalis, Ligularia (ligulyariya) dentata, rudbeckia and gelenium autumn.
The founder of modern varieties is Pyrethrum pink. Hybrid varieties of pyrethrum have a height of 60-70 cm and 5-6 cm in diameter flowers with different color: dark or bright red, pink. There are varieties with double flowers. Yellow chamomile is often called doronikum. Doronikumy bloom early - in May, his single, bright-yellow flowers with a golden tint really resemble a daisy and round leaves form a continuous carpet. 
mon 16 Aug 2010 16:00
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Этот аккаунт был удален Этот аккаунт был удален #1 mon 16 Aug 2010 16:12

Да, они самые первые.

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #2 mon 16 Aug 2010 16:35

Жара их еще не тронула...

Igor Pshenko Igor Pshenko #3 mon 16 Aug 2010 18:23

Отлично представлено!

Tigra Tigra #4 mon 16 Aug 2010 20:34

Спасибо, просветили, не знала, что столько видов бывает smile

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #8 mon 16 Aug 2010 21:37

Узнаю сам, подсказываю другим... smile

Svetlana Volevskaya Svetlana Volevskaya #5 mon 16 Aug 2010 20:52

Каким-то спокойствием веет от них, будто и нет вокруг изнуряющей жары...

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #9 mon 16 Aug 2010 21:39

Снимок "долетний"... Они еще не знали, что их ожидает через месяц-другой...

Victor Sbruev Victor Sbruev #6 mon 16 Aug 2010 20:59

Замечательная работа!..

Liubov Selivanova Liubov Selivanova #11 mon 16 Aug 2010 22:50

Цвет..необычный.. или это так обработано?

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #12 mon 16 Aug 2010 23:26

Спасибо, Люба! Чуть-чуть подправлено...

Manuel Domingues Manuel Domingues #13 Tue 17 Aug 2010 03:17

Excellent presentation and tone!

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #16 Tue 17 Aug 2010 09:24

Thank you, Manuel!

Nina Yevdokimova Nina Yevdokimova #14 Tue 17 Aug 2010 07:18

Красиво! Очень интересное описание! Спасибо!

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #17 Tue 17 Aug 2010 09:24

Спасибо и вам!

LUBAIV LUBAIV #15 Tue 17 Aug 2010 08:45

Очень удачный кадр! Сюжетный, цвет подобран со вкусом. А примечание вообще чудесное! Спасибо за информацию. Думала, что позиция за день будет выше - так мне понравилась эта фотография. smile