In 2002 and 2008, isolations of bacteria were made from typical stem and pith necrosis symptoms on tomato, varnish spot symptoms on lettuce and leaf spot symptoms on dwarf umbrella tree
in Adana and Mersin provinces, located in the Eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey.
Adding to this risk, stellate scale has been observed to utilize both the camphor tree, Cinnamomum camphora (Lauraceae) (Jansen 1995), and a congener (Schefflera arbolicola) (Qin & Gullan 1994) of the Queensland umbrella tree
The umbrella tree
or schleffera makes an attractive bushy plant up to 6ft tall and will make a striking statement in a well-lit hall or lounge, providing it is kept out of bright sunlight.
Some of the unusual trees found in the Serengeti have very strange names, such as: * Sausage Tree -- which has long sausage-shaped poisonous fruit; * Toothbrush Tree -- local people cut its green shoots and use them to brush their teeth; * Umbrella Tree
-- it arches over the plains like an umbrella; * Candelabra Euphorbia -- when a branch is broken, a toxic poison drips out that can burn the skin; and * Whistling Thorn -- this tree's thorns are filled with biting ants.
`I can now sit under the shade of an umbrella tree
where the air is cool,' he says.
Prickly subject An open terrarium allows for attractive plant overspill, such as trailing plants draped over the edge or plants growing out of the Water well Variety of humidity loving plants in a bathroom (from left) tradescantia (wandering Jew), English ivy; sword fern, umbrella tree
and variegated Cupid peperomia.
As daily visitors to Warley Woods we know a good tree when we see one and this place had dozens to marvel at, including our favourite the Java Fig, otherwise known as the Umbrella tree
Q I HAVE an umbrella tree
in a pot that's simply growing to well.
Magnolia tripetala - the umbrella tree
- has massive leaves that produce strongly scented, creamy white flowers in May followed by rosy-red fruit.
But there are many others, such as the original Bramley Seedling apple tree, the topiarised Umbrella Tree
, the Cage Pollard beech at Burnham Beeches, which featured in the film Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, and the wild cherry at Studley Royal, that great house near Ripon, possibly planted by John Aislabie, the disgraced MP behind the 18th-Century South Sea Bubble economic collapse.
Indoor varieties include weeping fig (Ficus benjamina), bougainvillea, acacia, primrose jasmine, umbrella tree