White poinsettia, Snow poinsettia

White poinsettia, Snow poinsettia

Scientific Name : Euphorbia leucocephala Family : Euphorbiaceae Common Name : White poinsettia, Snow poinsettia Description: Medium size shrub which blooms in winter; however, the flowers are insignificant, but the new leaves which grow in winter, surrounding the flowers are snow white. Suitable as pot-plant or for group planting Propagation : Root cuttings, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Indian silk cotton tree, Shalmali, Semul, Kate savar

Indian silk cotton tree, Shalmali, Semul, Kate savar

Scientific Name : Bombax ceiba Family : Bombacaceae Common Name : Indian silk cotton tree, Shalmali, Semul, Kate savar, काटे सावर, शाल्मली Description: A tall tree with very large flowers. Flowers are pollinated mainly by birds, who visit the flowers for nectar. The seeds disperse due to mass of floss around them. The floss is used to make cushions. Parts of the plant are used in cosmetics and...

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