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Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (3716 readers)Contributed by amazon 01.04. 2007 18:44:34 Topic: Other / Books
This comprehensive field guide covers the identification, biology, and conservation of more than 520 species of orchid found in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. The detailed text and over 1000 color photographs and line drawings allow specialists, as well as avid botanists and interested tourists, to identify the wild orchids of the region with precision ...
Mespilus germanica - common medlar (9123 readers)Contributed by abies 06.09. 2011 11:22:52 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods Match on Article's text
The Common Medlar is a large shrub or small tree. In Middle Europe it grows up to 3 m tall. It has luxuriant dark green foliage, elliptic, 8–15 cm long and 3–4 cm wide. The leaves turn a spectacular red in autumn before falling. The five-petalled white or pinkish flowers are produced in from May to June. ...