Cactus and Other Succulents

Cactus and Other Succulents A cactus (plural: cactuses, cacti) is any member of the plant family Cactaceae, native to the Americas (with one exception, Rhipsalis baccifera, which is native to parts of the Old World). They are often used as ornamental plants, and some are also crop plants for fodder, forage, fruits, cochineal, and other uses. Cactuses are part of…

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Lotus flowers

Lotus flowers Lotuses are perhaps the most spectacular plants in aquatic environments. The Chinese say that, once having seen the growing lotus, you never forget it. The lotus flowers have color from red, pink, pale yellow to creamy white. A separate, long, tubular stalk supports each flower and each large round leaf.The sacred Lotus, Nelumbo nucifera, is an extreme important…

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Monarda

Monarda Monarda (bee balm, horsemint, oswego tea, or bergamot) is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of erect, herbaceous annual or perennial plants in the Lamiaceae, indigenous to North America. Ranging in height from 1 to 3 feet (0.2 to 0.9 m), the plants have an equal spread, with slender and long-tapering (lanceolate) leaves; the leaves are opposite on…

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Lavender Hyssop

Lavender Hyssop [media id=16 width=500 height=400] Lavender Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) This beautiful, fragrant flower makes a wonderful addition to herb gardens, perennial borders, and wildflower areas. Place a pot of Agastache on porches and patios where its fragrance can be fully appreciated. Flowers are lavender to purple and completely edible. Agastache needs a fertile, well-drained soil, and although it will…

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Dandelion

Dandelion Dandelion is a rich source of vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, as well as minerals such as iron, potassium, and zinc. Dandelion leaves are used to add flavor to salads, sandwiches, and teas. The roots are used in some coffee substitutes, and the flowers are used to make wines. Parts Used: Dandelion leaves act as a diuretic,…

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Agrimoni – Agrimonia Pilos Ledeb

Agrimoni – Agrimonia Pilos Ledeb Agrimony (Agrimonia) is a genus of 12-15 species of perennial herbaceous flowering plants in the family Rosaceae, native to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, with one species also in Africa. The species grow to between 0.5-2 m tall, with interrupted pinnate leaves, and tiny yellow flowers borne on a single (usually unbranched) spike….

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flowers roses Jepun

flowers roses Jepun Local name: flowers roses Jepun Scientific name: Portulaca grandiflora Other names: flower blossoms evening, ten o’clock flower, moss rose, rose moss, sun plant, japanese rose, flower bracelets Family: Portulaceae Location found: Plant decoration Origin: Plant Tempatan description: Ros Jepun is a kind of ornamental plants favored kerana busy and interesting flowers easy custody. there are a variety…

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Proteas

Proteas Protea (pronounced /ˈproʊtiːə/) is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes. The genus Protea was named in 1735 by Carolus Linnaeus after the Greek god Proteus who could change his form at will, because proteas have such different forms. Linneaus’s genus was formed by merging a number…

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Plumeria

Plumeria Plumeria (common name Frangipani; syn. Himatanthus Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) is a small genus of 7-8 species native to tropical and subtropical Americas.The genus consists of mainly deciduous shrubs and trees. P. rubra (Common Frangipani, Red Frangipani, Champa), native to Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela,produces flowers ranging from yellow to pink depending on form or cultivar. From…

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Herb Information

Herb Information If we talk of herbal medicine then our minds will drift into traditional medicine, herbal carrying, herbal shop that provides packaging for migraine headaches or colds. No one was because it entered the category of herbal medicines. In other Asian countries, especially China, Korea and India for the rural population, herbal medicine into the first choice for treatment,…

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Alisma

Alisma Alisma is a genus of flowering plants in the family Alismataceae, members of which are commonly known as water-plantains. The genus consists of aquatic plants with leaves either floating or submerged, found in a variety of still water habitats around the world (nearly worldwide). The flowers are hermaphrodite, and are arranged in panicles, racemes, or umbels. Alisma flowers have…

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Coffee Arabica

Coffee Arabica Scientific name: Coffee arabica Common names: Coffee Sanskrit name: Mlech-phala Family: Rubiaceae Plant part used: Seeds Traditional uses: Uses of Coffee as per the Traditional Indian Medicine: Coffee is a palliative in spasmodic asthma, in whooping cough, delirium tremors, and hysterical affections and in the palpitation of the heart; it is highly recommended in cholera infantum; successful in…

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