Ginger lily, सोनटक्का

Ginger lily, सोनटक्का

Scientific Name : Hedychium coronarium Family : Zingiberaceae Common Name : Ginger lily, Sontakka, सोनटक्का Description: This plant spreads its rhizomes sideways and multiplies easily. A stalk above the ground bears the leaves and on its terminal part flowers grow in a cluster. The flowers are highly scented. Flowers bloom in the evening. Occasionally fruit is formed but it is not very common. In drought...

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Yellow Ginger lily, Yellow Sontakka

Yellow Ginger lily, Yellow Sontakka

Scientific Name : Hedychium flavum Family : Zingiberaceae Common Name : Yellow Ginger lily, Yellow Sontakka Description: A very tall plant with golden yellow scented flowers. Propagation : Division Longevity...

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Chickweed, Chickenwort,Craches, Maruns, Winterweed

Chickweed,  Chickenwort,Craches, Maruns, Winterweed

Scientific Name : Stellaria media Family : Caryophyllaceae Common Name : Chickweed, Chickenwort,Craches, Maruns, Winterweed Description: It is an uncultivated herb which is used as a leafy vegetable. It is prostrate growing plant and forms good ground cover. It is a plant suitable for temperate climate. It is native to Europe. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Climbing Pandanas

Climbing Pandanas

Scientific Name : Freycinetia multiflora Family : Pandanaceae Common Name : Climbing Pandanas Description: Freycinetia multiflora, (Syn: F.cumingiana) is native to Tropical Asia, Malaysia and Philippines. It belongs to Pandanaceae family, to which Pandanus odoratissimus (केवडा, केतकी, केया) belongs. It is a climbing plant and has aerial roots, which cling to support while climbing. It is a...

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Persian silk tree, Pink silk tree

Persian silk tree, Pink silk tree

Scientific Name : Albizia julibrissin Family : Leguminosae, Sub Family: Mimosaceae Common Name : Persian silk tree, Pink silk tree Description: A large tree with  profuse flowering. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Beach Hibiscus, Sea Hibiscus

Beach Hibiscus, Sea Hibiscus

Scientific Name : Talipariti tiliaceum Family : Malvaceae Common Name : Beach Hibiscus, Sea Hibiscus Description: A medium size tree found growing near beaches. It is a tree which is resistant to saline conditions. Underside of new leaves and new branches have soft, silvery hair. The old name Hibiscus tiliaceus is still widely used but research has proved that it is a different tree. Propagation : Seeds, stem...

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