Author: Abhinav R

With its large and vivid flowers, Hibiscus is probably the most popular ornamental plant in many par...

January 13, 2019
Kurunthotti

Kurunthotti or Sida is an annual herb or shrub with yellow flowers and leaves with distinct shapes. ...

January 8, 2019
Waterleaf Plant

Waterleaf is a herb with purple flowers native to West Africa, Central and South Americas. It is wid...

December 17, 2018

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
Clerodendrum infortunatum

Locally known by the name Peringalam or Perikilam, Hill Glory Bower is a wild flowering shrub commo...

November 17, 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

Shatavari is an invaluable medicinal plant found all over in India. There are two different species ...

November 12, 2018
Panikoorka

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

November 11, 2018
Naruneendi or Indian Sarsaparilla

Naruneendi or Indian Sasaparilla is a medicinal plant used for blood purification. It occurs mainly ...

November 10, 2018
Keezharnelli - Stonebreaker Plant - Phyllanthus niruri

Keezharnelli or Keezhanelli is a small shrub widely found in the plains of Kerala, including roadsid...

November 9, 2018
Thumba - Leucas aspera

Thumba (scientific name - Leucas aspera) is a medicinal herb found in Kerala. It has white bilabiate...

November 8, 2018

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

November 7, 2018

Mukkutti is a small medicinal plant with yellow flowers found commonly in the rural and hilly areas ...

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, ...

November 8, 2015

Alappuzha with its wonderful backwaters and paddy fields offers habitat for a wide variety of water ...

December 7, 2013