Elephant apple, Karambal, Karmal, Chalta, करंबल, करमल, चलता

Elephant apple, Karambal, Karmal, Chalta, करंबल, करमल, चलता

Scientific Name : Dillenia indica Family : Dilleniaceae Common Name : Elephant apple, Karambal, Karmal, Chalta, करंबल, करमल, चलता Description: A medium size tree with very beautiful foliage. Large flowers are mildly scented. Large fruits are used as vegetable. In drought-prone conditions the tree becomes leafless in winter. Native to India Propagation : Seeds, air layering Longevity...

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Climbing Pandanas

Climbing Pandanas

Scientific Name : Freycinetia multiflora Family : Pandanaceae Common Name : Climbing Pandanas Description: Freycinetia multiflora, (Syn: F.cumingiana) is native to Tropical Asia, Malaysia and Philippines. It belongs to Pandanaceae family, to which Pandanus odoratissimus (केवडा, केतकी, केया) belongs. It is a climbing plant and has aerial roots, which cling to support while climbing. It is a...

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Satin tree, Satin-leaf tree, Wild Star apple

Satin tree, Satin-leaf tree, Wild Star apple

Scientific Name : Chrysophyllum oliviforme Family : Sapotaceae Common Name : Satin tree, Satin-leaf tree, Wild Star apple Description: A medium size evergreen tree. It is a slow growing tree. Fruits are about the size of wild date. They are native to Florida, West Indies and Central America. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Water mosaic

Water mosaic

Scientific Name : Ludwigia sedioides Family : Ongraceae Common Name : Water mosaic Description: True to its common name this is a free-floating aquatic plant with Rangoli-like (Mosaic-like), symmetrical arrangement of leaves. It propagates very fast with runners. This plant can be easily grown in a shallow and wide tub. At the base of the tub put some humus rich garden soil, fill the tub with water and just place a single...

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Paddle plant

Paddle plant

Scientific Name : Kalanchoe luciae Family : Crassulaceae Common Name : Paddle plant Description: Syn: Kalanchoe thyrsiflora. A succulent with very large, paddle-like leaves which turn red in full sunlight. The plant starts growing very tall stalk on which flowers are borne. At this stage plant starts giving basal suckers and also small plantlets on the tall flowering stalk. Propagation : Division, leaf...

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