Plantas com histórias

plantas-com-historiasPlantas com histórias” is a TV series about plants that can be found in Madeira Islands. It focuses mainly on plants that were brought from other parts of the world and that have found in Madeira suitable conditions to live and grow, mostly in gardens around the city of Funchal, but also in forests of the islands. The documentary is from 2007, it’s in portuguese and it’s composed of 12 episodes:

  • Episode 1PALM TREES (Part 1)
    Species: Chamaerops humilis, Latania lontaroides, Washingtonia filifera, Livistona chinensis, Bismarchia nobilis
  • Episode 2PALM TREES (Part 2)
    Species: Chambeyronia macrocarpa, Phoenix canariensis, Phoenix dactylifera, Phoenix roebelenii, Dypsis decary, Dypsis lutescens, Archontophoenix cunninghamiana
  • Episode 3PALM TREES (Part 3)
    Species: Caryota urens, Caryota mitis, Jubaea chilensis, Syagrus romanzoffiana, Howea forsteriana, Howea belmoreana, Butia capitata
  • Episode 4DRAGON TREE AND OTHER AGAVE PLANTS
    Species: Dracaena draco subsp. draco, Cordyline australis, Nolina recurvata, Furcraea bedinghausii, Furcraea selloa var. marginata, Doryanthes palmeri
  • Episode 5CONIFERS (Part 1)
    Species: Araucaria angustifolia, Araucaria heterophylla, Araucaria columnaris, Araucaria bidwillii, Agathis robusta, Pinus canariensis, Pinus patula, Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca’
  • Episode 6CONIFERS (Part 2)
    Species: Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Lutea’, Chaemacyparis lawsoniana, Sequoia sempervirens, Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans’, Juniperus cedrus subsp, maderensis, Taxus baccata, Phyllocladus trichomanoides, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, Taxodium distichum
  • Episode 7FLOWERING TREES (Part 1)
    Species: Davidia involucrata, Drimys winteri, Pittosporum undulatum, Pittosporum coriaceum, Hymenosporum flavium, Aesculus hippocastanum, Aesculus x carnea
  • Episode 8FLOWERING TREES (Part 2)
    Species: Metrosideros excelsa, Syncarpia glomulifera, Melaleuca viridiflora, Syzygium jambos, Syzygium malaccense, Saurauia nepaulensis, Grevillea robusta, Liriodendron tulipifera
  • Episode 9BUSHES
    Species: Senna didymobotrya, Brugmansia sanguinea, Brugmansia versicolor, Brugmansia aurea, Aloysia triphylla, Calycanthus floridus, Alberta magna, Trochetiopsis ebenus, Lobelia taxiflora, Polygala myrtifolia, Fuchsia boliviana
  • Episode 10CLIMBERS AND CREEPERS
    Species: Strongylodon macrobotrys, Kennedia macrophylla, Lathyrus odoratus, Stephanotis floribunda, Trachelospermum jasminoides, Jasminum azoricum, Solanum wendlandii, Dalechampia aristolochiaefolia, Lonicera hildebrandiana, Aristolochia gigantea
  • Episode 11HERBACEOUS
    Species: Impatiens walleriana, Impatiens niamniamensis ‘Congo Cockatoo’, Wedelia trilobata, Watsonia borbonica, Dierama pulcherrimum, Sprekelia formosissima, Anigozanthos flavidus, Anigozanthos ‘Red Cross’, Alpinia zerumbet, Bulbine latifolia, Dyckia brevifolia, Musschia aurea
  • Episode 12PLANTS OF PORTO SANTO
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One thought on “Plantas com histórias

  1. Ashridge42@live.co.uk'Jonathan Nicholson

    Is it possible to buy this 12 part series on DVD – with English subtitles?? It looks very informative for the interested regular tourist.

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