The Flowers of Indus Valley

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Crown of Thorns

On In
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Euphorbiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge family)
Botanical name: Euphorbia milii
Common Name: Crown of Thorns or Christplant
Habit: Perennial Shrub

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Sultan's Balsam

On In
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Geraniales
Family: Balsaminaceae (The Balsam family)
Botanical name: Impatiens walleriana
Common Name: Bizzy Lizzy or Sultan's Balsam
Habit: Perennial Herb

Flowering Plants of Kerala: New Guinea Balsam

On In
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Geraniales
Family: Balsaminaceae (The Balsam family)
Botanical name: Impatiens hawkeri
Common Name: New Guinea Impatiens
Habit: Perennial Herb