Toon, Toona, Australian Red Cedar, Moulmein cedar, Burma cedar.

Toon, Toona, Australian Red Cedar, Moulmein cedar, Burma cedar.

Scientific Name : Cedrela microcarpa Family : Meliaceae Common Name : Toon, Toona, Australian Red Cedar, Moulmein cedar, Burma cedar. Description: Syn: Toona microcarpa, Toona ciliata. It is a large, fast growing and drought resistant tree, which can grow up to 30 m. tall. It is a deciduous tree with wide spreading branches. The large grown trees have buttress roots which spread quite far from the tree. The bark is rough and...

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Peanut cactus

Peanut cactus

Scientific Name : Chamaecereus silvestrii Family : Cactaceae Common Name : Peanut cactus Description: A small, soft-stemmed and prostrate growing cactus. Blooms very profusely with deep saffron coloured flowers. Suitable for hanging planters. If grafted on tall stock can get nice weeping shape. Propagation : Division Longevity...

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Vatoli, वाटोळी

Vatoli, वाटोळी

Scientific Name : Diploclisia glaucescens Family : Menispermaceae Common Name : Vatoli, वाटोळी Description: A large woody climber with roundish leaves. Leaf stalks are longer than the leaf blade. Tiny yellow flowers are borne in clusters. It has medicinal properties. It is native to India. Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Saal, Raal, साल, राल

Saal, Raal, साल, राल

Scientific Name : Shorea robusta Family : Dipterocarpaceae Common Name : Saal, Raal, साल, राल Description: A very tall tree of which the timber is used for making furniture etc. In humid conditions the tree remains evergreen; but sheds its leaves in drier environment. It is native to India. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Agapetes

Agapetes

Scientific Name : Agapetes serpens Family : Ericaceae Common Name : Agapetes Description: it is an epiphytic semi-climber with arched branches & tiny, stiff leaves. Flowers too are pendant. It is native to Himalayan India. Grown as pot plant in many gardens. Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Umbrella tree

Umbrella tree

Scientific Name : Schefflera actinophylla Family : Araliaceae Common Name : Umbrella tree Description: Syn: Brassaia actinophylla.          A very tall tree with showy foliage. This tree can be controlled by regular trimming to desired shape & size. If grown in large pots, they can be displayed indoors too. Though the tree has flowers, it is more suitable as a foliage plant. Propagation : Stem cuttings,...

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