Virtual herbarium

Odontoglossum bictoniense claret

Odontoglossum, a very grateful orchid

The Odontoglossum orchid is one of the most interesting for beginners, especially for those who live in areas where the lowest temperatures are around ...
Genista hispanica subsp occidentalis is an easy-to-care variety

Olaguina (Genista hispanica)

Those of us who live in an area where the climate is mild and where drought is a problem for much of the year, often ...

Olea

Olive trees (Olea europaea) are the plants from which olives or olives are obtained, but there are many other species of the genus Olea, ...
yellow flowers of the olive grove

Olive grove (Dittrichia viscosa)

Surely the name Dittrichia viscosa does not sound familiar to you, but once I tell you that this plant is popularly known as olive grove, ...
The white elm is a very large tree

White elm (Ulmus laevis)

Trees of the genus Ulmus are usually very large and, as a consequence, need a lot of space to grow. And not Ulmus laevis ...
View of the Ulmus glabra tree

Mountain elm (Ulmus glabra)

The tree known as Ulmus glabra is a very fast growing plant that produces a pleasant shade, and also, in case this you know ...
Evening primrose is a plant

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

Who does not know the evening primrose? It is a herbaceous plant that is in fashion, since the oil that is extracted from it has many properties ...
snake beard leaves

Ophiopogon jaburan

Today we are going to talk about a herbaceous plant that can be perfectly planted in a pot or for garden decoration. Its about…
opuntia humifusa

opuntia humifusa

Prickly cacti are very pretty (yes, even if it seems otherwise 😉). In fact, there are many people who collect these types of plants ...
Opuntia dillenii or Opuntia stricta

Opuntia stricta (Opuntia dillenii)

Cacti known as nopales are very fast growing plants that, depending on the species, produce fruits that are really delicious. However, by ...
Opuntia microdasys

Opuntia, the most resistant cacti

If there is a genus of cactus that is really resistant to drought, which also has very brightly colored flowers and whose fruits are delicious, ...
flowering plants called Stachys byzantina

Rabbit ear (Stachys byzantina)

Stachys byzantina is a perennial plant that belongs to the Lamiaceae family. Because of the particular shape and texture of its leaves, it is commonly known ...
Atriplex halimus

Loaf (Atriplex halimus)

If you live near the sea you will not be able to put according to what plants. But that doesn't mean that you can't be very pretty, like the one that ...
Cut oranges

Origin of the orange

Do you remember that time your mother or father gave you a taste of fresh orange juice for the first time? That flavor that doesn't ...
Ornithogalum dubium produces orange flowers

Ornithogalum (Ornithogalum)

The Ornithogalum are plants that, at first glance, do not seem to have a great ornamental value to say, but when the flowering season arrives you will ...
The Ornithogalum dubium is a bulbous plant

Ornithogalum dubium

The bulbous ones usually have very showy flowers, but the Ornithogalum dubium also has a very high ornamental value. It is very easy to take care of, both ...
parasitic plant

Orobanche

Today we are going to talk about a type of plant that is well known for being a parasitic plant. When we say that a plant is a parasite we ...
Peruvian oroya

Peruvian oroya

Cacti are wonderful plants, which with a little care produce flowers of very bright and cheerful colors. Although these last very little, just ...
Ophrys fusca

Black Bee Orchid (Ophrys fusca)

Orchids are one of the most curious and elegant plants in the world. Although the vast majority of species live in tropical forests, the ...
Ophrys apifera or honey bee orchid

Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera)

It is a fact that orchids stand out not only for their beauty, but for the number of classes and / or variations that exist throughout the ...
The white orchid is a very pretty plant

White orchid (Phalaenopsis)

The white orchid is a very beautiful and elegant plant, which attracts a lot of attention and which, in addition, makes any corner of the home -or ...
Cambria in bloom

Cambria Orchid

Cambria orchids are gorgeous, and very easy to keep indoors, even more so than popular ones like Phalaenopsis. However, few ...
pot with a planted red flower orchid

Star orchid (Epidendrum)

Epidendrum, one of the most precious orchids, within whose family there are 1000 other species. According to the greatest connoisseurs of botany, this type of orchids ...
Nettle is a very useful plant

Nettle (Urtica)

The nettle is a plant of which one does not usually have good memories, and with good reason: both on the stems and on the underside ...
nettles with white flowers

White nettle (Lamium album)

Lamium album is commonly known as white nettle. It has also been used in the production of natural and industrial medicines due to its multiple ...
nettle bush in forest

Long nettle (Urtica membranacea)

The Urtica membranacea or also known as nettle or long nettle, is considered by the vast majority as a plant belonging to weeds. ...
Urtica urens is a thorny herb

Lesser nettle (Urtica urens)

Who has not ever touched a nettle and saw immediately that their skin was reddening? The reaction we have when we ...
invasive white-flowered shrub

Caterpillar (Arabidopsis thaliana)

The Arabidopsis thaliana is a plant family of crucifers (Brassicaceae) of spontaneous growth in fields where the climate is temperate, at first glance it does not ...
shrub of flowering plants growing by the sea

Sea caterpillar (Cakile maritima)

It is not surprising that the Cakile maritima or as it is usually known, sea caterpillar, is not so well known by the vast majority, ...
Osmanthus species with white flowers

osmanthus

The Osmanthus stands out for being a shrub that has the ability to reach a great height, in addition to being an evergreen shrub ...
Oxalis

Oxalis

Today we are going to talk about a genus of plants known as Oxalis. These are plants that have become invasive in orchards.…