Govind phal, वाघाटी, गोविंदी, गोविंदफळ

Govind phal, वाघाटी, गोविंदी, गोविंदफळ

Scientific Name : Capparis zeylanica Family : Capparidaceae (Capparaceae) Common Name : Govind phal, वाघाटी, गोविंदी, गोविंदफळ Description: A large climbing shrub with armed stems. Dark green leaves are glossy. Fruit is used as vegetable. It is a drought resistant plant. Native to India Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings 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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Tonkin jasmine, Pakalana vine, Tonkinese creeper, Marble leaf

Tonkin jasmine, Pakalana vine, Tonkinese creeper, Marble leaf

Scientific Name : Telosma cordata Family : Asclepiadaceae Common Name : Tonkin jasmine, Pakalana vine, Tonkinese creeper, Marble leaf Description: Telosma cordata is commonly known as Tonkin jasmine, Pakalana vine and Tonkinese creeper. I have named it as Marble-leaf climber. The leaves are very attractive with dark green, light green and white colours, having interesting marbled effect. The climber has yellow flowers and...

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Vatoli, वाटोळी

Vatoli, वाटोळी

Scientific Name : Diploclisia glaucescens Family : Menispermaceae Common Name : Vatoli, वाटोळी, Description: A large woody climber with roundish leaves. Leaf stalks are longer than the leaf blade. Tiny yellow flowers are borne in clusters. It has medicinal properties. It is native to India. For more details log on to: http://nandanvana.blogspot.in/2017/05/diploclisia-glaucescens.html Propagation : Seeds,...

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