Scientific Name :-Gerbera jamesonii
Other Name :-Baberton Daisy,Transvaal Daisies, African Daisies
Plant type :-Flower
Gerbera jamesonii is a species of flowering plant in the genus Gerbera. It is indigenous to South Eastern Africa and commonly known as the Baberton daisy,the Transvaal daisy,and as Barbertonse madeliefie in Afrikaans.
#Morphology :-Gerbera jamesonii is native to South Africa. Green leaves are often lobed or pinnatifid, growing to 20 in long. Flowering stems grow to 12-18 in tall. The 4 inch daisy-like flower grows on each of stems. Flowers are single or semi-double.The species is perennial and reproduces asexually. This plant produces tall colorful flowers in season. The flowers may be red, yellow, pink, or orange.
#Cultivation :-It will do best in rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. It performs best in climates with warm summer days and cool nights.
#Uses :-In gardens the Gerbera jamesonii is used in beds, borders or edging. As a cut flower, Gerbera jamesonii have a vase life of approximately 14 days. As a pot plant, Gerbera jamesonii is considered one of the most useful plants for improving indoor air quality to living and working spaces. Dwarf varieties of Gerbera jamesonii looks great on table tops in well lit areas.NASA says this plant is fantastic at removing benzene, a known cancer-causing chemical. It also absorbs carbon dioxide and gives off oxygen overnight, which is said to improve your sleep. .
Scientific Name :-Ludwigia adscendens
Other Name:-Water primrose, Weigela
Local Name :- Keshardam
Plant type:-Flower, Ludwigia adscendens is a species of flowering plant in the evening primrose family. Its native distribution is unclear. It is now a common weed of rice paddies in Asia and occurs also in Australia and Africa,but may have originated in South America.
#Morphology :-This plant is a perennial floating herb with white spongy buoys, and can float on water surface as well as creep over the surface of wetlands. The plant has simple leaves with elliptic blades, which are 0.4–7 cm long and 0.7–3 cm wide. Its petioles are 0.5–1.0 cm short. Its cream flowers emerge singly at axils, and each have 5 sepals, 5 petals, and 10 stamens.
#Cultivation :-The plant can escape from cultivation and become a weed. It is a serious aquatic weed of rice paddy in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. Freshwater pools, ditches, swamps, fallow and wet paddies, very common, from the lowland up to elevations of around 1,600 metres.
#Uses :-Leaves and young shoots - raw materials forEaten as a salad. A decoction of the aerial parts are used as a treatment for dysentery, fever, cough and ophthalmic.The aerial parts are used to make poultices for treating skin complaints such as boils, ulcers and impetigo. They are pounded with the ash of bamboo leaves and the leaves of Osmanthus fragrans, and are then applied to swellings. .
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For wonderful quotes.. 😍👍👌 Scientific Name :- Coreopsis auriculata
Other Name :-lobed tickeseed , mouse-ear tickseed
Common Name :-mouse-ear tickseed
Species :- auriculata
Plant type :-Flower Coreopsis auriculata is a perennial growing from 10–30 cm tall and sometimes to 60 cm . Pants with rounded yellow flower heads bloom in spring and early summer. They are often stoloniferous, forming long spreading colonies by way of short stolons produced after flowering.
#Morphology :-Plants produce both basal and cauline leaves; the foliage occupy 1/4–1/2 of the plant height, the leaves have petioles 1–6 cm long, with simple leaf blades or they sometimes have 1 or 2, or more lateral lobes. The basal leaf blades are suborbiculate or ovate-elliptic to lance-ovate and typically 15–55 mm long and 9–25 mm wide. Flower heads are produced on the ends of 8 to 25 cm long peduncles, the heads have 9–12 mm long phyllaries that are lance-deltate to lance-ovate. The ray florets laminae are yellow and 15–20 mm long. The discflorets have corollas 3.5–4.5 mm long with yellow apices . Cypselae or the fruits containing a single seed are 1.5–2.5 mm long and brown black with no wings. #Cultivation :- Plants are found growing along roadsides and in openings in woods with mixed hardwood trees and pine barrens especially with calcareous soils in the south eastern USA.Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana' is commonly grown as a blooming ground cover in gardensettings.
#Uses :-An orange to red/orange dye produced from the flowers and stems has been used in the past.
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