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15 Aug 2015

Botanical Names: Fragrant Ixora

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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: Rubiales
Family: Rubiaceae (The Coffee family)
Botanical name: Ixora finlaysoniana
Common Name: Fragrant Ixora or Siamese White Ixora
Malayalam Name: Vellachethi
Habit: Perennial Shrub

This plant produces large clusters of white fragrant flowers. This species of Ixora is honoured to the Scottish naturalist George Finlayson. It posses estrogenic, abortifacient and anti-implantation properties.

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Location: My garden at Kottayam, Kerala

1 comment:

  1. Wow Wonderful clicks !! and nice information
    Thanks for sharing
    Wishing you a wonderful week ahead :)
    Bhavikk shah