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Rosy Periwinkle or Nithyakalyani is a small shrub or herb from the family Apocynaceae. There are mai...

December 16, 2018
Karuka Pullu - Bermuda Grass - Cynodon dactylon

Locally common by the name Karuka Pullu or Durva Grass, Cynodon dactylon is a type of grass from the...

December 8, 2018

Blue Porterweed is a small shrub with tiny purple flowers. As a wild plant, it is quite common in ma...

November 25, 2018
Indian Pennywort - Centella asiatica

As a herb from the family Apiaceae, Indian Pennywort is a herb that grows close to the ground. While...

November 18, 2018

Dwarf White Bauhinia is a small tree with nice and fragrant white flowers. It is very suitable as a ...

November 16, 2018
Chittamruthu - Tinospora cordifolia

Chittamruthu or Amruthavalli is a climber plant with heart-shaped leaves widely used in Ayurveda to ...

November 15, 2018
Panikoorka

Widely found in Kerala by the name Panikoorka or Navara, this medicinal herb belongs to the family L...

November 11, 2018

Diamond Flower is a little herb with white blooms from the family Rubiaceae. It is widely found in K...

November 6, 2018

It is indeed a delight to watch Athirani blooms when they begin flowering during Onam season (August...

November 5, 2018
Cheroola

Cheroola is a small herb which grows natively in India and belongs to the family Amaranthaceae. Its ...

October 23, 2018

Relaxing under a clear nighttime sky – with millions of twinkling little stars looking at us, ...

August 22, 2018

Red Pagoda Plant or Clerodendrum paniculatum is a shrub seen in most of south and south east Asia. T...

August 30, 2018

Violet Asystasia is one of the weeds we often overlook although very beautiful. If you have an inter...

August 22, 2018

In the tropical countries of south and southeast Asia, Wax Apple is a small tree common in orchards ...

August 22, 2018

Rajamalli is a tall shrub which grows to the height of a small tree. With its colorful red and yello...

November 15, 2018