Vagheti, Vaghati, वाघाटी, वाघेटी

Vagheti, Vaghati, वाघाटी, वाघेटी

Scientific Name : Capparis divaricata Family : Capparidaceae (Capparaceae) Common Name : Vagheti, Vaghati, वाघाटी, वाघेटी Description: A deciduous sprawling shrub with armed branches. It is a drought resistant plant. Native to India. Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Govind phal, वाघाटी, गोविंदी, गोविंदफळ

Govind phal, वाघाटी, गोविंदी, गोविंदफळ

Scientific Name : Capparis zeylanica Family : Capparidaceae (Capparaceae) Common Name : Govind phal, वाघाटी, गोविंदी, गोविंदफळ Description: A large climbing shrub with armed stems. Dark green leaves are glossy. Fruit is used as vegetable. It is a drought resistant plant. Native to India Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Foliage flowers

Foliage flowers

Scientific Name : Phyllanthus angustifolius Family : Phyllanthaceae Common Name : Foliage flowers Description: This leafless plant which was earlier classified as of Euphorbiaceae family has been now in Phyllanthaceae family. Stems of this plant resemble leaves. When the plant blooms it looks like flowers are growing on leaves; hence the common name ‘Foliage flowers’. It is a medium size shrub and is quite drought...

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Diamond Frost

Diamond Frost

Scientific Name : Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’ Family : Euphorbiaceae Common Name : Diamond Frost Description: An annular plant suitable for hanging baskets or for small pots. The plant is poisonus if eaten. Plant sap can cause skin irritation. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Variegated Bauhinia

Variegated Bauhinia

Scientific Name : Bauhinia spp. Family : Legumonosae Common Name : Variegated Bauhinia Description: Sub family:Caesalpiniaceae. It is a large shrub or a small tree. Foliage has white and green splashes on them. The flowers are light pink, with mild scent. Propagation : Seeds, air layering Longevity...

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Corkscrew flower, Wood shaving flower

Corkscrew flower, Wood shaving flower

Scientific Name : Strophanthus boivinii Family : Apocynaceae Common Name : Corkscrew flower, Wood shaving flower Description: A large shrub or a small tree with very showy flowers. The petals are curled like a corkscrew or like wood shavings; hence the common name. Propagation : Stem cuttings, seeds Longevity...

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