Screw pine, Ketaki, Kevada, Keya

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Screw pine, Ketaki, Kevada, Keya
Scientific Name : Pandanus odoratissimus
Family : Pandanaceae
Common Name : Screw pine, Ketaki, Kevada, Keya
Description:
A large sprawling plant, normally found growing wild near sweet water bodies or on sea shores. The plants are uni-sexual, that is, the male & female Inflorescence grow on separate plants. Male Inflorescence is highly scented. Flower essence is used in cosmetics & for flavouring food. Native to India.
Propagation : Division, seeds
Longevity : Perennial

 

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