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UP-30 Botany and Dendrology

The Faculty of Urban Planning / Landscape Design and Planning
2nd Year, sem 2, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2C | ECTS Credits: 2
Urban and Landscape Design
Course Leader:
lect.dr.urb.peis Sorina Rusu
Learning outcomes:

The course aims to familiarize students with plants species and their environmental necessities together with the possibilities for using them in landscape architecture.


1. Groups of woody plants - trees, shrubs, undergrowth, creepers.
2. Morphology - root, stem, crown, foliage, flowers, fruits.
3. Ornamental plant biology.
4. Plant relationships with environmental factors.
5. Plant relationships with edaphic factors.
6. Conifer trees and shrubs.
7. Deciduous trees.
8. Ornamental trees by foliage and habitus.
9. Ornamental trees by flower.
10. Deciduous shrubs.
11. Roses.
12. Climbing shrubs - ornamental vines.
13. Undergrowth plants.
14. Floriculture.

Teaching Method:

Courses and screenings, direct observation in the field.




Milea Preda - Dictionar Dendrofloricol Ed.Stiintifica,1989
- Lucrarile Gradinii Botanice din Bucuresti. Acta Botanica Horti Bucurestiensis, Tipografia
Invatamantului, Bucuresti, 1961
- Elena Selaru - Plante de apartament, Ed.Ceres, 1998
- Elena Selaru - Flori pentru casa noastra, Ed Ceres, 2000
- Elena Selaru - Flori cultivate in gradina, Ed.M.A.S.T., 2001
- Dumitru Tataranu - Arbori si arbusti forestieri si ornamentali cultivati in R.S.R., Ed.Agrosilvica,
Bucuresti, 1960

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