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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Ghanti Phool

Ghanti Phool

Scientific Name : Abutilon ranadei Family : Malvaceae Common Name : Ghanti Phool, घंटीफूल Description: A medium size shrub with very attractive flowers. It is an endangered species. It is native to India. Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Tuberose, Rajanigandha, रजनीगंधा, निशीगंध, गुलछडी

Tuberose, Rajanigandha, रजनीगंधा, निशीगंध, गुलछडी

Scientific Name : Polianthes tuberosa Family : Amaryllidaceae Common Name : Tuberose, Rajanigandha, रजनीगंधा, निशीगंध, गुलछडी Description: White flowers borne on tall stalk. Flowers highly scented. Scent is more pronounced at night. There is a multi-petal variety but has lesser fragrance than single row petal flowers. Propagation : Division Longevity...

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Siam Tulip

Siam Tulip

Scientific Name : Curcuma alismatifolia Family : Zingiberaceae Common Name : Siam Tulip Description: A herb with rhizomes. Inflorescence is borne on a tall stalk, emerging from ground. Flowers are used as vegetable. Plant remains dormant in winter and early summer. Native of South Asia. Propagation : Division Longevity...

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