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The Taxateca's Garden is a small private botanical garden which contains an interesting plant collection of hundreds of species. It was founded on May 17th of 2013 and has an extension of 2.000 square meters.

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The Plants

 

Below are sorted alphabetically some species that are mantained alive in the garden. All images have been photographed at the garden.


 

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Faucaria felina

 

Details: Small succulent plant with warty leaves that give it a stone-like appearance. In spring it forms large yellow flowers. It is native to South Africa, in areas with little summer rainfall, although the plant will grow as long as it has water. Resists up to -5ºC for a few hours.


Fenestraria rhopalophylla

 

Details: Small succulent plant from South Africa with bizarre leaves with a transparent apex that allow the light to go inside the leaves when they are buried in the soil. It grows only in winter, and is sensitive to root if have water during the hottest period. It is frost tender (until -3ºC).


Ferula communis

 

Category: Herb. Temperature: Frost resistant  (until -15ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Invernal plant.  Interchange availability: Yes, seeds.


Fockea edulis

 

Details: It is a South African climbing plant that produces a poisonous latex and has the base of the stem strongly swollen, which can measure up to a meter thick. It grows mainly in the warm season, and tolerates drought and temperatures of up to -4ºC for a few hours.


Frerea indica

 

Details: Curious succulent plant  endemic from a small region of cliffs in the mountains of western India. It has fleshy stems with leaves during the hot and humid season, and produce star-shaped, putrid-smelling flowers. It resists up to -4ºC.


 

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