Chasku, Chakshushya Chakhhu, Jasmeejaz. रान कुळीथ

Chasku, Chakshushya Chakhhu, Jasmeejaz. रान कुळीथ

Scientific Name : Cassia absus Family : Leguminosae (Fabaceae) Common Name : Chasku, Chakshushya Chakhhu, Jasmeejaz. रान कुळीथ Description: A seasonal shrub with pods having black seeds. Seeds are used in Ayurvedic and Unani medicines. It is native to India. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Safflower, Kardai, Kardi, करडई, करडी

Safflower, Kardai, Kardi, करडई, करडी

Scientific Name : Carthamus tinctorius Family : Asteraceae Common Name : Safflower, Kardai, Kardi, करडई, करडी Description: An annual herb of which seeds are used for edible oil extraction. The apical leaves are more armed than the lower ones. It is a drought resistant plant. Petals of orange flower variety are often used to adulterate saffron. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Flaxseed, Linseed, Alshi, Jawas. जवस, अळशी, अतसी

Flaxseed, Linseed, Alshi, Jawas. जवस, अळशी, अतसी

Scientific Name : Linum usitatissimum Family : Linaceae Common Name : Flaxseed, Linseed, Alshi, Jawas. जवस, अळशी, अतसी Description: An annual herb of which seeds are used as food and for extracting oil. Fibers from mature plants are used for making cloth. The seeds have medicinal uses also. Grown in cooler parts of India. Fruit is a capsule and matures by March. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Muyna, Pundrika, आळू, आटू,

Muyna, Pundrika, आळू, आटू,

Scientific Name : Meyna laxiflora Family : Rubiaceae Common Name : Muyna, Pundrika, आळू, आटू, Description: Syn: Vangueria spinosa. A small or medium size tree with glossy leaves. It is armed with sharp spines. Though the fruits are edible, they are not very tasty; only to be eaten at full maturity. Native to India. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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CHAVYA KATTUMULAKU, KATTUKURUMULAKU, Wild pepper

CHAVYA KATTUMULAKU, KATTUKURUMULAKU, Wild pepper

Scientific Name : Piper trioicum Family : Piperaceae Common Name : CHAVYA KATTUMULAKU, KATTUKURUMULAKU, Wild pepper Description: Syn: Piper attenuatum. A climber with aerial roots which clings to tree trunks. It is many medicinal uses. Native to India. Identified and all images by: Ajayan Sadanandan Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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White Mulberry, सफेद शहतुत, सफेद तुती

White Mulberry, सफेद शहतुत, सफेद तुती

Scientific Name : Morus macroura Family : Moraceae Common Name : White Mulberry, सफेद शहतुत, सफेद तुती Description: A medium size tree with very tasty and sweet fruits. Fruits on ripening become cream coloured. The sugar content of these fruits is very high. Propagation : Stem cuttings Longevity...

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