Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum (treated as the sole species in the genus by most botanists). It is a member of the family Apiaceae (formerly the Umbelliferae). It is a hardy, perennial, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, but…

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Wild Buckwheat – Polygonum convolvulus

Wild Buckwheat – Polygonum convolvulus Wild Buckwheat (Polygonum convolvulus) -annual with slender stems trailing on ground or twining about other plants; heart-shaped leaves with basal lobes and a small papery sheath that encircles stem at the leaf base; small green flowers. -produces up to 1,000 seeds per plant -confused with field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) which has creeping roots and trumpet-shaped…

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Acacia Catechu

Acacia Catechu English name: Black Catechu Sankrit name: Khadir Family: Fabaceae – Mimosoideae Part used: Bark Traditional uses: In Ayurvedic medicine, Acacia leaves, flowers, and pods have long been used to expel worms, to staunch bleeding, heal wounds, and suppress the coughing up of blood. Its strong astringent action is used to contract and toughen mucous membranes throughout the body…

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Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus Acorus calamus is a Perennial, semi-aquatic and smelly plant, found in both temperate and subtemperate zones. It is upto 6 feet tall, aromatic, sword-shaped leaves and small, yellow/green flowers with branched rhizome. Rhizome horizontal, jointed, somewhat vertically compressed, spongy within, 1.25-2.5 cm in thickness, pale to dark brown or ocassionally orange-brown in colour, leaves grass-like or sword shaped,…

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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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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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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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