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Brassavola

Brassavola

The genus Brassavola is made up of 15-20 species of orchid, spread over a large area ranging from Mexico to Venezuela. They are all epiphytes or lithophytes, and they grow both in the warmer climates of the oceanic coasts, and in the humid and cool areas of the highlands, they are found on rocks, mangroves and even on cacti.

Breeds of dogs: Kishu

Breeds of dogs: Kishu

Origin, classification and historical background Origin: Japan F.C.I classification: Group 5 - spitz and primitive type dogs. The Kishu Inu is an ancient dog breed; it was established in the Kishu region, a mountainous region of Japan, prefectures of Mie and Wakayama. This particular breed was declared a "National Monument" in 1934.

Breeds of dogs: Giant German Spitz

Breeds of dogs: Giant German Spitz

Origin, classification and historical background Origin: Germany F.C.I classification: Group 5 - spitz and primitive type dogs German Spitz are very old dogs. They are the direct descendants of the "Canis familiaris palustris rutimeyer", who lived in the peat bogs at the Stone Age and by the Spitz who already existed at the time of the stilt houses.

Stephanotis

Stephanotis

Question: Stephanotisho bought a STEPHANOTIS last year I put it in a very large pot in an area NOT exposed to the sun 24 hours a day (I live in Catania) but for about a month the leaves have started to turn yellow and fall, I think just dying. my suspicion is that during the winter it took a lot of water and little sun.

Leporidae: Love me

Leporidae: Love me

Amami - Amami no kuro-usagi Class: Mammals Order: Lagomorphs Family: Leporidae Genus: Pentalagus Species: P. furnessi Stone, 1900 Weight: 2.0 kg Country of origin: Japan The Amami rabbit (Amami no kuro-usagi) or Ryukyu rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi Stone, 1900) lives only in two small islands of the Ryūkyū archipelago (Japan).

Gaura

Gaura

Gaura or orchid plant The genus Gaura has dozens of plants, often infesting, spread a little bit; throughout the northern hemisphere; in the garden only one species is grown, Gaura lindheimeri, originally from the American continent, and the varieties that have derived from it over the years. In Italy it is a little known plant, the reason is unclear, since it is a perennial of the type: I cry it in that corner and forget it, and every year it will give me a long, showy and spectacular flowering.