Flowers of Indus Valley

20 Nov 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Creamy White Rose

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae (The Rose family)
Botanical name: Rosa sps
Habit: Perennial Shrub

19 Nov 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Shooting Stars

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Acanthaceae (The Barleria family)
Botanical name: Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum
Common Name: Shooting Stars
Habit: Perennial Shrub

18 Nov 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Magenta Rose

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae (The Rose family)
Botanical name: Rosa sps
Habit: Perennial Shrub

17 Nov 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Pink Rose

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae (The Rose family)
Botanical name: Rosa sps
Habit: Perennial Shrub

16 Nov 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Peregrina

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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: Jatropha integerrima
Common Name: Peregrina or Spicy Jatropha
Flower Color: Red
Habit: Evergreen Shrub

13 Oct 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Hibiscus, the Rose of China (II)

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow family)
Botanical name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Common Name: China Rose or Shoe Flower
Malayalam name: Chemparathi
Habit: Perennial Shrub