Red Amaranth, लाल माठ

Red Amaranth, लाल माठ

Scientific Name : Amaranthus gangeticus Family : Amaranthaceae Common Name : Red Amaranth, लाल माठ Description: An annual plant with red leaves. Though the plant flowers it used mainly as a leafy vegetable. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Travelers’ palm

Travelers’ palm

Scientific Name : Ravenala madagascariensis Family : Musaceae Common Name : Travelers’ palm Description: Due to its palm-like trunk it is called as Traveler’s palm, however it is not a palm. Banana-like fruits have seeds covered with arils of bright blue colour. Propagation : Seeds, division Longevity...

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Pedilanthus nana

Pedilanthus nana

Scientific Name : Pedilanthus tithymaloides nanus Family : Euphorbiaceae Common Name : Pedilanthus nana Description: A small, cute succulent with leaves arranged only on two opposite sides, like a feather. There is a variegated variety of this plant. Propagation : Stem cuttings Longevity...

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Duck weed, Lesser duck weed

Duck weed, Lesser duck weed

Scientific Name : Lemna minor Family : Lemnaceae Common Name : Duck weed, Lesser duck weed Description: It is a free floating, very tiny plant. It grows in ponds or slow flowing water bodies. A single plant can have only one, two or maximum three leaves. As more leaves are produced, each having root, the divide and become separate plants. The plant bears very tiny flowers. It is native to Asia, Africa, north America and...

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Water fern, Eared water moss

Water fern, Eared water moss

Scientific Name : Salvinia auriculata Family : Salviniaceae Common Name : Water fern, Eared water moss Description: An aquatic, free-floating plant which is a non-flowering plant. Its leaves are hairy on upper side. It multiplies very fast and can be invasive in water bodies, choking other aquatic plants and fish. Propagation : Division Longevity...

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Low Bulrush, Fiber Optics Grass

Low Bulrush, Fiber Optics Grass

Scientific Name : Scirpus cernuus Family : Cyperaceae Common Name : Low Bulrush, Fiber Optics Grass Description: A low growing, grass-like plant which grows in bogs. Can be kept as a pot plant. Flowers insignificant. Propagation : Division, seeds Longevity...

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