Common Chickweed

Common Chickweed

Scientific Name : Stellaria media Family : Caryophyllaceae Common Name : Common Chickweed Description: A short lived perennial which is used as a leafy vegetable and for feeding poultry birds. Consumed in large quantity can prove toxic. Propagation : Seeds Longevity : Short lived perennial     Image credit: Paramjit...

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Diamond flower, पित्तपापडा, पर्पटक:

Diamond flower, पित्तपापडा, पर्पटक:

Scientific Name : Oldenlandia corymbosa Family : Rubiaceae Common Name : Diamond flower, पित्तपापडा, पर्पटक: Description: It is an annual plant which grows by spreading on ground and can develop aerial roots at the nodes. The plant has medicinal properties. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Office-time flowers

Office-time flowers

Scientific Name : Portulaca umbraticola Family : Portulacaceae Common Name : Office-time flowers Description: A herbaceous plant with multi coloured flowers which bloom almost all year round. Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity : Short lived...

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Scientific Name : hitti Family : Common Name : Description: Propagation : Longevity...

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Sontakka, Sugandhi

Sontakka, Sugandhi

Scientific Name : Hedychium coronarium Family : Zingiberaceae Common Name : Sontakka, Sugandhi 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. Propagation : Division Longevity...

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Sesban, Agast, Agasti, Agati, Hadaga

Sesban, Agast, Agasti, Agati, Hadaga

Scientific Name : Sesbania grandiflora Family : Leguminosae Common Name : Sesban, Agast, Agasti, Agati, Hadaga, अगस्त, अगती, हादगा Description: Sub family: Fabaceae Sesbania grandiflora is small, fast growing and short-life tree. In India it is commonly known as Agast, Agasti, Agati, Hadaga. There is a red flowering variety also. Leaves, flowers and tender pods are used as vegetable. Roots of this...

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