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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Indrayan, Lal Indrayan, Koundal

Indrayan, Lal Indrayan, Koundal

Scientific Name : Trichosanthes tricuspidata Family : Cucurbitaceae Common Name : Indrayan, Lal Indrayan, Koundal Description: Syn: Trichosanthes bracteata, Trichosanthes palmata.     A large climber with reddish-orange, hard shelled fruit. It is supposed to have medicinal uses. Fruit offered in Gouri-Ganapati pooja. Native to India. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Avocado, Butter fruit

Avocado, Butter fruit

Scientific Name : Persea americana Family : Lauraceae Common Name : Avocado, Butter fruit Description: A medium size tree with fruit, which has butter-like pulp & a large seed. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Dhundhul, Dhundal tree, Mangrove cannon-ball tree

Dhundhul, Dhundal tree, Mangrove cannon-ball tree

Scientific Name : Xylocarpus granatum Family : Meliaceae Common Name : Dhundhul, Dhundal tree, Mangrove cannon-ball tree Description: A small to medium size tree that grows in marshes of estuaries and creeks. The large fruits resemble cannon-balls. The tree is monoecious or rarely dioecious. Native to India, in Sundarban. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Banyan, Wad, Wata vriksha

Banyan, Wad, Wata vriksha

Scientific Name : Ficus bengalensis Family : Moraceae Common Name : Banyan, Wad, Wata vriksha Description: A very huge tree with aerial roots. It is a sacred tree for Hindus. The tree has medicinal properties. Many birds relish the figs of this tree. Leaves are also used as fodder for goats. Propagation : Stem cuttings, seeds Longevity...

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