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BOTANICAL NAME

Ornamental COMMON NAMES

plants at
NAAC
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2017-18

BOTANICAL NAME

Philodendron
tripartitum
(Jacq.) Schott
ARACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಲ ೋಡ ೆಂಡರಾನ್
फिलॉडेंड्रॉन
PHILODENDRON

Interesting Facts:
It is a unique plant which
has no back lobes on its
leaves. Native to Tropical
America. Most popular
housing plant needs less
sunlight.

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2017-18

BOTANICAL NAME
Jatropha podagrica
Hook.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಬುದ್ಧ ಬ ಲ್ಲಿ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
बध्
ु द बेल्ली पललांट
BUDDHA BELLY PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to tropical America.
All parts are poisonous,
particularly the seeds. Used
to treat skin & rheumatic
diseases. Roots used as
antidote for snakebite. Oil
extracted from seeds used in
soap-making and as bio-
diesel. Leaves are burnt to
fumigate houses against
bed-bugs. Photography / Data Collection:
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2017-18

BOTANICAL NAME
Grevillea robusta
A Cunn. Ex R. Br.
PROTEACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಸಿಲ್ವರ್ ಓಕ್
सिल्वर ओक
SILVER OAK

Interesting Facts:
Native to Eastern Costal
Australia. Fast-growing
evergreen tree. Wood is used
in making furniture. The
flowers are in golden orange
and used for honey
production.

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2017-18

BOTANICAL NAME
Alocasia macrorrhizos
(Linn.) G. Don f.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಮೆಂಕರಚು
मनकचु
GIANT TARO

Interesting Facts:
Native to rainforest of
Malaysia. This is a
traditional herbal plant
found in North eastern
states. The rhizomes of
this plant is useful for
diabetic treatment.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dracaena marginata
Tricolor
Hort.
ASPARAGACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಟ್ ೈ ಕಲ್ರ್ ಡರಾಯಾಗನ್ ಟ್ಾೋ


ट्रलई कलर ड्रलगन ट्री
TRI COLOUR DRAGON TREE

Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
Indoor plants. Native to
Madagascar. Commonly
known as dragon tree grow
in semi desert areas.
Suitable for house plants

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2017-18

BOTANICAL NAME
Dracaena marginata
Tricolor
Hort.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಟ್ ೈ ಕಲ್ರ್ ಡರಾಯಾಗನ್ ಟ್ಾೋ
ट्रलई कलर ड्रलगन ट्री
TRI COLOUR DRAGON TREE

Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
Indoor plants. Native to
Madagascar. Commonly
known as dragon tree
which can also grow in
semi desert areas. Suitable
for house plants
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BOTANICAL NAME

Cordyline fruticosa
Comm. Ex R. Br.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಕರರ್ಡಾಲ ೈನ್ ಫ ೈರ್ ಬರಾೆಂಡ್


कलर्डिललइन िलयरब्लांड
CORDYLINE FIREBRAND

Interesting Facts:
Native to New Zealand &
Australia. Ornamental
plant having many
species used for food stuff
and medicine.

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2017-18

BOTANICAL NAME

Cordyline fruticosa
Comm. Ex R. Br.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಕರರ್ಡಾಲ ೈನ್ ಫ ೈರ್ ಬರಾೆಂಡ್


कलर्डिललइन िलयरब्लांड
CORDYLINE FIREBRAND

Interesting Facts:
Native to New Zealand &
Australia. Ornamental
plant having many
species used for food stuff
and medicine.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dracaena margenata
Lam.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಡರಾಯಗನ್ ಟ್ಾೋ
ड्रलगन ट्री
LARGE-LEAVED
DRAGON TREE

Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
Indoor plants. Native to
Africa. Commonly known
as dragon tree grow in
semi desert areas.
Suitable for house plants
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BOTANICAL NAME

Dracaena marginata
(Lemon & Lime)
Hort.
ASPARAGACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಮಡಗರಸಕರ್ ಡರಾಯಾಗನ್ ಟ್ಾೋ


मडलगलस्कर ड्रलगन ट्री
MADGASKAR DRAGON TREE

Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
Indoor plants. Native to
Madagascar. Commonly
known as dragon tree grow
in semi desert areas.
Suitable for house plants

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BOTANICAL NAME
Calophyllum inophyllum
Linn.
CALLOPHYLLACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಪುನ್ರಾಗ / ನ್ರಗ ಚೆಂಪರ
िलु तलन चम्पल
INDIAN-LAUREL
Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Costal India,
Africa & Australia. Popular
ornamental plant grown for its
hard wood used to construct
boat. The oil extracted is
medicinal and also used for night
lamps, as biodiesel. The sap of
the tree is poisonous and
matured fruit is used as rat bait
for killing. The leaves used to
treat eye inflamation, miganes
and vertigo. Photography / Data Collection:
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BOTANICAL NAME

Asparagus densiflorus
(Kunth) Jessop
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫರಕ್್ ಟ್ ೈಲ್ ಫನ್ಾ


िलक्िटे ल फ़नि
FOXTAIL FERN

Interesting Facts:
An evergreen perennial plant
native to South Africa and
Mozambique. The plant can
not tolerate frost, usually it is
grown under glass. It is
frequently used in floral
decorations.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Colocasia esculenta
(Linn.) Schott.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕ ಸವ ದ್ೆಂಟು
हलथी कलन पललांट
ELEPHANT YEAR PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native to
Malaysia and western
Australia. All the parts are
edible and used as
vegetable. The leaves are
rich in Vitamins and
minerals. The plant is toxic
if used in raw form.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Sansevieria roxburghiana
Thunb.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಸ ಾೋಕ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
िरपें ट पललांट
SNAKE PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Africa & Madagascar.
Also called Mother-in-law’s-
Tongue. Plant can be easily
propagated by cuttings. The
leaves are used in traditional
medicines for first aid for
wounds. One of the NASA
identified top 10 plants for
detoxification of air.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Pandanus amaryllifolius
Roxb
PANDANACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ರರೆಂಪ ೋ
रलमपे
PANDAN LEAVES

Interesting Facts:
Native to India and
Bangladesh. Widely
cultivated plant is sterile
with rare flowers and can be
propagated by cuttings. The
leaves are used in Indian
recipes to add aroma to rice.
Leaves are either used fresh
or dried.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Furcraea foetida
(Linn.) Haw.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಫರಲ್್ ಅಗ ವ್
िलल्ि अगेव
FALSE AGAVE

Interesting Facts:
Native to Caribbean and
Northern South America.
Plant is cultivated for
ornamental purposes.
Leaves are used to produce
natural fiber and in
making ropes.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Agave desmettiana
‘El Mirador Gold’
AGAVACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಸ ೂತ್ ಅಗ ವ್
स्मथ
ू अगेव
SMOOTH AGAVE

Interesting Facts:
Drought tolerant plant.
Native to tropical and sub
tropical eastern Mexico.
After 8 years it will bloom
flowers

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BOTANICAL NAME

Begonia phrixophylla
Blatt. & McCann
BEGONIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಬ ಗ ೋನಿಯರ
बबगोननयल
BEGONIA/ SHIMPLI

Interesting Facts:
Native to sub tropical and
tropical regions. Genus of
perennial flowering plants
and commonly grown
indoor ornamental plant is
arare and threatened
succulent (epiphytic) herb

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BOTANICAL NAME

Spathiphyllum wallisii
Regel.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಪೋಸ್ ಲ್ಲಲ್ಲಿ
पीि सलली
PEACE LILY
Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
indoor plant. Perennial
housing plant which
produces white long lasting
flowers which look like hood
of cobra. Hence it is also
called as cobra plant. The
spadix is generally cream or
ivory and spate is very
attractive.Photography / Data Collection:
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BOTANICAL NAME

Aglaonema nitidum
Curtsisii (N.E.Br.)
Nicolson
ARACEAE
COMMON NAMES
ಸಿಲ್ವರ್ ಕ್ವೋನ್
सिल्वर क़्वीन
SILVER QUEEN

Interesting Facts:
Interspecific taxon.
Aglaonema have been
grown as luck-
bringing ornamental
plants in Asia for
centuries

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BOTANICAL NAME

Aglaonema nitidum
Curtsisii (N.E.Br.)
Nicolson
ARACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಸಿಲ್ವರ್ ಕ್ವೋನ್
सिल्वर क़्वीन
SILVER QUEEN

Interesting Facts:
Interspecific taxon.
Aglaonema have been
grown as luck-
bringing ornamental
plants in Asia for centuries

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BOTANICAL NAME

Allouya = Maranta
(L.) Plum. ex Aubl
MARANTACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಮರರೆಂತ
मरलन्टल
MARANTHA

Interesting Facts:
Australian plant
cultivated in gardens due
to its beautiful foliage.
Common houseplant can
be propagated by
cuttings.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Alocasia odora
(Roxb.) C.L.Koch
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಆನ್ ಕ್ವಿ ಗಿಡ
हलथी कलन पललांट
ELEPHANT EAR PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native
to east & South East Asia.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Aloe juvenna
Brandham & S.Carter
XANTHORRHOEACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಟ್ ೈಗರ್ ಟ ತ್ ಅಲ ೋ
टलईगर टूथ अलो
TIGER TOOTH ALOE

Interesting Facts:
It is small clumping
formalin succulent
native to Kenya.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Alpinia zerumbet
(Pers.) B.L. Burtt &
R.M. Sm.
ZINGIBERACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಶ ಲ್ ಜೆಂಜರ್
शेल जजांजर
VARIEGATED SHELL GINGER

Interesting Facts:
Native to Eastern Asia
grown as ornamental and
for medicinal purpose.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Philodendron ceylon
Schott.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಲ ಡ ೆಂಡರಾನ್ ಗ ೋಲ್್


फिलॉडेंड्रॉन गोल्ड
PHILODENDRON GOLD

Interesting Facts:
It is a unique plant which
has no back lobes on its
leaves. Native to Tropical
America. Most popular
housing plant needs less
sunlight.

Photography / Data Collection:


Mr. Ravikumar K, SPA, NAAC
NAAC- for Quality & Excellence in Higher Education NAAC /Admin/Garden/DPS-MA-KRK/June-2017 Source : wikipedia.org; flowers of India.net
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BOTANICAL NAME

Asparagus densiflorus
(Kunth) Jessop
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫರಕ್್ ಟ್ ೈಲ್ ಫನ್ಾ


िलक्िटे ल फ़नि
FOXTAIL FERN

Interesting Facts:
An evergreen perennial
plant native to South
Africa.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Asparagus aethiopicus
Linn.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಅಸಪರರಗಸ್ ಫನ್ಾ
अस्पलरलगि फ़नि
ASPARAGUS FERN

Interesting Facts:
Native to cape provinces.
Ornamental plant grown as
indoor plant. Plant is toxic to
domestic cat and dogs.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Asparagus setaceus
(Kunth.) Jessop
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕ ಿೈೆಂಬೆಂಗ್
क्ललइजम्बांग
CLIMBING ASPARAGUS

Interesting Facts:
Native to south Africa.
Climbing herb. The
attractive foliage is used in
floral decorations. The
fruits are toxic and not
edible.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Asplenium nidus
Linn.
ASPLENIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಕ್ಾಸಿಪ ವ ೋವ್
फिस्पी वेव
CRISPY WAVE FERN

Interesting Facts:
Native to East Tropical
Africa commonly called
Birds Nest Palm. Widely
cultivated houseplant can
survive both as epiphytic &
terrestrial belongs to fern
family. It is used as folk
medicine for asthma, sores,
weakness and halitosis.
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BOTANICAL NAME

Begonia annulata
K.Koch
BEGONIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಬ ಗ ೋನಿಯರ ರ ಕ್್
बबगोननयल रे क्ि
BEGONIA REX

Interesting Facts:
Native to Himalaya of
India. Species of Begonia
grown for ornamental
purpose.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Caladium bicolor
(Aiton) Vent.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಹರಟ್ಾ ಆಫ್ ಜೋಸಸ್


हलटि ऑफ़ जीिि
HEART OF JESUS

Interesting Facts:
Native to North & South
America. Ornamental
plant whose leaves are
marked in various
patterns of white, pink &
red. All parts of the plant
are toxic.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Codiaeum variegatum
(L.) A.Juss.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಕ ಾೋಟ್ರನ್
िोटन
CROTON

Interesting Facts:
Native to Indonesia,
Malaysia, Australia.
Cultivated for beautiful
foliage with varieties of
colors.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dieffenbachia seguine
(Jacq.) Schott
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಡೆಂಬ್ ಕ ೋನ್
डम्ब कैन
DUMB CANE

Interesting Facts:
NASA identified Top 10
indoor plant. Native to
tropical America.
Ornamental plant
cultivated as indoor
houseplant. Sap is toxic.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dieffenbachia bowmannii
Scott
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಡೆಂಬ್ ಕ ೋನ್
डम्ब कैन
DUMB CANE

Interesting Facts:
NASA identified Top 10
indoor plant. Native to
Mexico, West Indies &
Argentina. Herbaceous
plant. Sap is toxic.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dieffenbachia x bausei
Schott.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಡೆಂಬ್ ಕ ೋನ್
डम्ब कैन
DUMB CANE

Interesting Facts:
NASA identified Top 10
indoor plant. Native to
Mexico, West Indies &
Argentina. Herbaceous
plant. Sap is toxic.

Photography / Data Collection:


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BOTANICAL NAME

Dracaena reflexa
Lam.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಸರೆಂಗ್ ಆಫ್ ಇೆಂರ್ಡಯರ


िलांग ऑि इांर्डयल
SONG OF INDIA

Interesting Facts:
Native to Madagascar.
An popular ornamental
and medicinal plant used
to cure malaria,
diarrhea, dysentery and
others.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dracaena reflexa
Lam.
ASPARGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಸ ಪೈಡರ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
स्पलइडर पललांट
SPIDER PLANT

Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
Indoor plants. Native to
Madagascar. Ornamental
plant valued for its richly
color & evergreen leaves.
Effective air cleanser.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dudleya densiflora
(Rose)Moran
CRASSULACEAE

v COMMON NAMES

ಸ ಡ ಾೋಸ್ ಐಲರಯೆಂಡ್
ಲ್ಲವ್ ಫರರ್ ಎವರ್
िेडरोि इलैंड
सलव िॉर एवर
CEDROS ISLAND
LIVE FOR EVER

Interesting Facts:
Native to California. The
plant grows in the cracks of
granite slopes in mountain
ranges.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Euphorbia viguieri
Dervis
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಯುಫೋಬಾಯರ ಯುಗ ೋರಿ


यि
ू ोबबियल यग
ु रे ई
VIGUIER'S SPURGE

Interesting Facts:
Handsome plant with
cultivated for beautiful
flowers native to
Madagascar grown for
ornamental purpose.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Ficus microcarpa
Linn.f.
MORACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಚ ೈನಿೋಸ್ ಬರನ್ರಯನ್
चलइनीि बनयलन
CHINESE BANYAN

Interesting Facts:
Native to China also
known as Chinese
banyan. Widely planted
as shade and ornamental
purposes.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Graptopetalum
paraguayense
(N.E.Br.) E.Walther
CRASSULACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಘ ೋಸ್್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
घोस्ट पललांट
GHOST PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Mexico also
called as Mother of
Pearl.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Monstera adansonii
Schott.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಸಿವಸ್ ಚೋಸ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್


जस्वि चीज़ पललांट
SWISS CHEESE PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to South America
and also called as Five
holes plant. Grown for
ornamental purpose.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Nephrolepis exaltata
(Linn.) Schott
LOMARIOPSIDACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಶ್ ಬ ನ್ ಫನ್ಾ
फिशबोन फ़नि
FISHBONE FERN

Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
Indoor plants. Native to
tropical regions of the
world. A popular house
plant, perennial, drought
tolerant and non toxic.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Nephrolepis exaltata
(Linn.) Schott
LOMARIOPSIDACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಶ್ ಬ ನ್ ಫನ್ಾ
फिशबोन फ़नि
FISHBONE FERN

Interesting Facts:
NASA Identified Top 10
Indoor plants. Native to
tropical regions of the
world. A popular house
plant, perennial, drought
tolerant and non toxic.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Opuntia dillenii
Haw.
CACTACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಪರಪರಸ್ ಕಳ್ಳಿ
कैक्टि
PRICKLY PEAR

Interesting Facts:
A species of cactus family
endemic in the sub
tropical costal areas of
the Americas and the
Caribbean.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Ophiopogon variegata
Ker Gawl.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ವ ರಿಗ ೋಟ್ ಡ್
ಮೆಂಡ ೋ ಗರಾಸ್
वेरीगेटेड मांडो ग्रलि
VARIEGATED MONDO
GRASS

Interesting Facts:
Evergreen perennial
plants native to South
Asia. There are around 67
species available in
ophiopogon genes.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Philodendron xanadu
Croat, Mayo & J. Boos
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಲ ೋಡ ೆಂಡರಾನ್ ಕ ್ನ್ರಡ ೋ


फिलोडेंड्रलन क्िेनलडो
PHILODENDRAON XANADU

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native
to Brazil. Wildly
cultivated landscape
plant. Plant is toxic and
leave sap may irritate
skin.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Parodia
chrysacanthion
(Schumann) Brandt.
CACTACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಯಲ ಿೋ ಟವರ್ ಕರಯಕ್ಸ್
येल्लो टलवर कैक्टि
YELLOW TOWER CACTUS

Interesting Facts:
A species of cactus family
native to South America
also called as yellow ball
need well drained soil to
grow, sunny exposure,
regular water in summer
and not at all water in
winter.
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BOTANICAL NAME

Peperomia acuminata
Ruiz & Pav.
PIPERACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ರ ೋರ್ಡಯೋಟರ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
रे र्डएटर पललांट
RADIATOR PLANT

Interesting Facts:
It has more than 1000
species native to Central
America. Plants are
perennial grown for
ornamental purpose can
be propagated by
cuttings.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Philodendron bipinnifolium
Schott ex
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಲ ಡ ೆಂಡರಾನ್ ಗ ೋಲ್್


फिलॉडेंड्रॉन गोल्ड
PHILODENDRON GOLD

Interesting Facts:
It is a unique plant which
has no back lobes on its
leaves. Native to Tropical
America. Most popular
housing plant needs less
sunlight.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Philodendron
tripartitum
(Jacq.) Schott
ARACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಲ ೋಡ ೆಂಡರಾನ್
फिलॉडेंड्रॉन
PHILODENDRON

Interesting Facts:
It is a unique plant which
has no back lobes on its
leaves. Native to Tropical
America. Most popular
housing plant needs less
sunlight.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Polyscias guilfoylei
(W.Bull) L.H.Bailey
ARALIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಜ ರ ೋನಿಯೆಂ ಅರ ೋಲ್ಲೋಯ
जेरेननयम अरै सलयल
GERANIUM ARALIA

Interesting Facts:
Native to Paleotropics.
Ornamental plant whose
leaves are variegated
with margins of white or
pale yellow color and also
entire green.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Polyscias guilfoylei
(W.Bull) L.H.Bailey
ARALIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಜ ರ ೋನಿಯೆಂ ಅರ ೋಲ್ಲೋಯ
जेरेननयम अरै सलयल
GERANIUM ARALIA

Interesting Facts:
Native to Paleotropics.
Ornamental plant whose
leaves are variegated
with margins of white or
pale yellow color and also
entire green.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Polyscias balfouriana
(Andre) L.H.Bailey
ARALIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ರ್ಡನ್ಾರ್ ಪ ಿೋಟ್ ಅರ ೋಲ್ಲೋಯ


र्डनर पलेट अरै सलयल
DINNER PLATE ARALIA

Interesting Facts:
Native to Australia.
Evergreen shrub which can
grow up to 6 mtrs can be
easily propagated by stems.
All parts of the plant are
irrigative to skin due to its
saponis.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Pilea microphylla
(Linn.) Liebm
URTICACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಗನ್ಪಪಡರ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
बलरूद पललांट
GUN POWDER PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Florida, Mexico &
West Indies. Direct sunlight
may cause the leaves to
turn brown and fall off.
Plant enjoys through water.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Polyscias scutellaria
(Burm.f) Fosberg
ARALIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಪಿಮ್ ಅರ ೋಲ್ಲಯರ
पल्म अरे सलयल
PLUM ARALIA

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southwest Pacific
Island. Commonly grown as
ornamental plant in
gardens. It can be easily
propagated by stems.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Sansevieria trifasciata
Prain
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಸ ಾೋಕ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
िरपें ट पललांट
SNAKE PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Tropical West
Africa also called Saint
George’s Sword. An
evergreen perennial plant
most commonly grown
ornamental plant which
can be easily propagated
by cuttings.
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BOTANICAL NAME

Tradescantia spathacea
Sw.
COMMELINACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಮಸಸ್ ಇನ್ ದಿ ಕ ಾಡಲ್


मोिि - इन-द-िेडल
Moses-In-The -Cradle

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Mexico.
Widely cultivated as
ornamental houseplant.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Schefflera arboricola
(Hayata) Kanehira.
ARALIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಡರವಫ್ಾ ಅೆಂಬ ಾಲರ
ड्वलिि अम्ब्ेलल
DWARF UMBRELLA

Interesting Facts:
Flowering plant native to
Taiwan. An evergreen
shrub grown as
houseplant for
ornamental purpose.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Selenicereus anthonyanus
(Alexander ) D. Hunt
CACTACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫಿಶ್ ಬ ೋನ್ ಕರಯಕ್ಸ್


फिश बोन कैक्टि
FISH BONE CACTUS

Interesting Facts:
Native to Mexico.
Ornamental plant also called
as zig-zag cactus. Easily
cultivated fast growing
epiphyte. Flowers in late
spring or summer are
nocturnal & opens only one
night and very fragrant.
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BOTANICAL NAME

Schefflera arboricola var


(Hayata) Kanehira.
ARALIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಡರವಫ್ಾ ಅೆಂಬ ಾಲರ


ड्वार्फ अम्ब्रेला
DWARF UMBRELLA

Interesting Facts:
Flowering plant native to
Taiwan. An evergreen shrub
grown as houseplant for
ornamental purpose.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Sedum
nussbaumerianum
Bitter
CRASSULACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಸ ್ೋನ್ ಕರಾಪ್
स्टोन िलप
STONE CROP

Interesting Facts:
Native to Mexico. Plat can
grow up to 20cms. Flowers
are white in color and star
shaped. It can be easily
propagated by cuttings.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Ficus benjamina
Linn.
MORACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ವಿೋಪೆಂಗ್ ಫಿಗ್
पक
ु र
WEEPING FIG
Interesting Facts:
Native to Australia and
official tree of Bangkok can
reach up to 30 mtrs. Its
small fruit are favorite for
birds. Fruits are edible and
leaves are sensitive to light.
If used as indoor, one
should be careful about its
latex as it may cause
allergy.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Sedum moraganium
E.Walther
CRASSULACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಡರೆಂಕ್ ಟ್ ೈಲ್
डांकी टे ल
DONKEY TAIL

Interesting Facts:
Flowering plant native to
Southern Mexico. Plat can
grow up to 60cms. Pink to
Red flowers will bloom in
summer. It can be easily
propagated by cuttings.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Scindapsus aureus
(Linden & Andre) Engl.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಮನಿ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
मनी पललांट
MONEY PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Mo’orea &
French Polynesia.
Popular houseplant can
grow up to 20mtrs. It is
often used in decorative
displays at home, office
and public places. Plant
is toxic to pets.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Scindapsus aureus
(Linden & Andre) Engl.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಮರಬಾಲ್ ಕ್ವೋನ್
मलबिल क्वीन
MARBLE QUEEN

Interesting Facts:
Native to Mo’orea &
French Polynesia. Popular
houseplant can grow up to
20mtrs. It is often used in
decorative displays at
home, office and public
places. Plant is toxic to
pets.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Yucca aloifolia
Linn.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಸರಪಯನಿಷ್ ಡಗಗರ್
स्पेननश डग्गर
SPANISH DAGGER

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native
to Atlantic and Gulf Coast.
The roots are useful for
soap and shampoo.
Flowers are white and
showy sometime purplish
and ornamental.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Zamia furfuracea
Linn.f.
ZAMIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕರಡ್ಾ ಬ ೋಡ್ಾ ಪರಮ್
कलडि बोडि पलम
CARDBOARD PALM

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native
to eastern Mexico. Grows
very slow when young
and accelerates when
trunk matures. It can
grow up to 2mtrs. All
parts of the plant are
toxic.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Araucaria columnaris
G. Forst. Hook.
ARAUCA RIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕ್ಾಸೂಸ್ ಟ್ಾೋ
फििमि वक्ष ृ
CHRISTMAS TREE

Interesting Facts:
Native to Australia.
Commonly grown as
Christmas tree or cook pine
tree. Purely ornamental tree
cultivated in gardens and
public avenues.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Acalypha godseffiana
Linn.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಫ ೈರ್ ಡರಾಯಗನ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
िेयर ड्रैगन पललांट
FIRE DRAGON PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Hawai. Colorful
tropical shrub grown for its
attractive reddish leaves
mixed with shade of yellow,
red and green. The more sun
more color will appear on
leaves. Plant can be easily
propagated through
cuttings.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Acalypha godseffiana
Linn.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಫ ೈರ್ ಡರಾಯಗನ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
िेयर ड्रैगन पललांट
FIRE DRAGON PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Hawai. Colorful
tropical shrub grown for its
attractive reddish leaves
with mixed shade of yellow,
red and green. The more sun
more color will appear on
leaves. Plant can be easily
propagated through
cuttings.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Acalypha godseffiana
Linn.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಫ ೈರ್ ಡರಾಯಗನ್ ಪರಿೆಂಟ್
िेयर ड्रैगन पललांट
FIRE DRAGON PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native to Hawai. Colorful
tropical shrub grown for its
attractive reddish leaves
mixed with shade of yellow,
red and green. The more sun
more color will appear on
leaves. Plant can be easily
propagated through
cuttings.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Ficus benjamina
Linn.
MORACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಸರ್ರ್ ಲ ೈಟ್ ವಿೋಪೆಂಗ್ ಫಿಗ್
पकु र स्टलर ललइट
STAR LIGHT WEEPING FIG

Interesting Facts:
Native to Australia and
official tree of Bangkok.
Variegated species of Ficus
benjamina grown for
ornamental purpose.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Acalypha wilkesiana
Linn.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕರಪರ್ ಲ್ಲೋಫ್
कलपर लीि
COPPER LEAF

Interesting Facts:
It is an evergreen shrub
native to tropical and sub
tropical region. It can be
easily propagated by
cuttings. It is also used in
preparation of ointments to
cure fungal skin diseases.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Acalypha wilkesiana
Linn.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಕರಪರ್ ಲ್ಲೋಫ್
कलपर लीि
COPPER LEAF

Interesting Facts:
It is an evergreen shrub
native to tropical and sub
tropical region. It can be
easily propagated by
cuttings. It is also used in
preparation of ointments to
cure fungal skin diseases.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Melaleuca bracteata
F.Muell.
MYRTACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ರ ವಲ್ ಯಷನ್ ಗ ೋಲ್್
रे वलश
ू न गोल्ड
REVOLUTION GOLD

Interesting Facts:
Commonly known as Black
Tea tree endemic to
Northern Australia. Tree can
grow up to 30ft. Used in
smoking medicine in
northern tertiary and for
making household items.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Actino strobus arenarius
(C.A. Gardner)
J.E. Piggin & J.J.Bruhl
CUPRESSACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಸರಯನ್್ ಪ ಿೋನ್ ಸಿಪ ಾಸ್್
स्यांड पले सिप्रेि
SAND PLANE CYPRESS

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental tree endemic
to Western Australia. It has
spreading branches with
small branchlets. The
species is shrub or tree
growing up to 5 mtrs.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Graptophyllum pictum
(L.) Griff.
ACANTHACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕರಯರಿಕ ೋಚರ್
क्यलरीकेचर
CARICATURE PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Native of New Guinea is a
well known ornamental
garden shrub. It has a
medicinal values used along
with coconut water to cure
swelling. It is also known as
Jamaican Croton.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Duranta repens variegata


Linn
VERBENACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ದ್ುರೆಂತ ರ ಪ ನ್್
दरु न्त रे पन्
े ि
DURANTA REPENS

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Florida to
tropical America. Fast
growing evergreen shrub
which can be pruned in to
multi stemmed tree. Favorite
for butterflies & birds.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Duranta goldiana
Linn
VERBENACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ದ್ುರೆಂತ ಗ ೋಲ್ಲ್ಯರನ್
दरु न्त गोजल्डयलन
DURANTA GOLDIANA

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Florida
to tropical America. Fast
growing multi stemmed
shrub grown as border
plants. The pale blue
flowers are fragrant
attracts butterflies.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Duranta repens
variegata
Linn
VERBENACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ದ್ುರೆಂತ ರ ಪ ನ್್
दरु न्त रे पन्
े ि
DURANTA REPENS

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Florida
to tropical America. Fast
growing evergreen shrub
which can be pruned in to
multi stemmed tree.
Favorite for butterflies &
birds.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Duranta repens
variegata
Linn
VERBENACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ದ್ುರೆಂತ ರ ಪ ನ್್
दरु न्त रे पन्
े ि
DURANTA REPENS

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Florida
to tropical America. Fast
growing evergreen shrub
which can be pruned in to
multi stemmed tree.
Favorite for butterflies &
birds.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Duranta repens
variegata
Linn
VERBENACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ದ್ುರೆಂತ ರ ಪ ನ್್
दरु न्त रे पन्
े ि
DURANTA REPENS

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Florida
to tropical America. Fast
growing evergreen shrub
which can be pruned in to
multi stemmed tree.
Favorite for butterflies &
birds.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Thrinax radiata
L.f. ex Sw.
ARECEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಫಿೋರಿಡರ ಥರಚ್ ಪರಮ್


फ्लोररडल थलच पलम
FLORIDA THATCH PALM

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental palm native
to Caribbean islands.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Bismarckia nobilis
Hildebr. & H. Wendl.
ARECACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಬಸರೂಕ್ಾ ಪರಮ್
बबस्मलकि पलम
BISMARCK PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to North
Madagascar. Grows from
solitary trunk. It is a
flowering plant in the
palm family which can
reach up to 25 mtrs.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Licula Grandis
(hort. ex W. Bull)
H. Wendl
ARECACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ರಫ ೋಲ್್ ಫರಯನ್ ಪರಮ್
रिल्ड िैन पलम
RUFFLED FAN PALM

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native to
Vanuatu, an Island nation in
the pacific. One of the most
interesting and elegant
small palms, when matured
drooping cluster of red
fruits are very attractive.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Dypsis lutescens
(H. Wendl) Beentze & J.
Dransf.
ARACACEAE
COMMON NAMES

ಬಟರ್ ಫ ಿೈ ಪರಮ್
बटरफ्ललय पलम
BUTTERFLY PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to Madagascar. Fast
growing ornamental &
indoor house plant whose
leaves are curved upwards
in multiple stems & hence
the name butterfly palm.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Chamaedorea
microspadix
Willd.
ARECACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಬರಯೆಂಬು ಪರಮ್
ब्यलमबु पलम
HARDY BAMBOO PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to Eastern Mexico. Fast
growing plant and very easy
to grow. Plant can grow up to
10 feets. The seeds are skin
irritant.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Syagrus romanzoffiana
(Cham.) Glassman
ARECACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಕ್ವೋನ್ ಪರಮ್
क्वीन पलम
QUEEN PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to South America.
An ornamental garden tree
popularly used in urban
landscaping. The tree can
reach up to 15 mtrs with
pinnate leaves looks
attractive.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis
(L.H. Bailey) H.E.Moore
ARCECACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಬರಟಲ್ ಪರಮ್
बलटल पलम
BOTTLE PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to Round Island &
Mauritius. It has a large
swollen trunk and will have
only four to six leaves open
at any time. Flowers arrive
from crown shaft.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Phoenix roebelonii
O.Brein
ARECACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಪಗಿೂ ಡ ೋಟ್ ಪರಮ್


पपग्मी डेट पलम
PYGMY DATE PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to South Eastern
Asia. Slow growing slender
tree used popularly as
ornamental purposes, needs
little pruning.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Beaucarnea recurvata
Lem.
ASPARAGACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಪೋನಿಟ್ ೈಲ್ ಪರಮ್


पोनीटे ल पलम
PONY TAIL PALM

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native to
Eastern Mexico. Also called
as Elephant foot palm. An
evergreen plant with
noticeable caudex can grow
up to 5 mtrs.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Dypsis lutescens
(H. Wendl) Beentze & J.
Dransf.
ARACACEAE
v COMMON NAMES

ಬಟರ್ ಫ ಿೈ ಪರಮ್
बटरफ्ललय पलम
BUTTERFLY PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to Madagascar. Fast
growing ornamental &
indoor house plant whose
leaves are curved upwards
in multiple stems & hence
the name butterfly palm.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Dypsis decaryi
(Jum.) Beentze &
J.Dransf.
ARECACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಟಾಯರೆಂಗಲ್ ಪರಮ್
ट्रलयांगल पलम
TRIANGLE PALM

Interesting Facts:
Native to Madagascar. Since
the leaf are arranged in
vertical columns et at 120
degrees, apart on the main
stem given rise to the
common name. It produce
yellow and green flowers,
later produce black fruits
contains high nutritional
values.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Roystonea regia
(Kunth.) O.F. Cook
ARECACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ರರಯಲ್ ಪರಮ್
रलयल पलम
ROYAL PALM

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native to
Southern Florida which can
reach up to 30 mtrs. A large
and attractive palm used as
construction timber. The
fruits are eaten by birds and
bats and live stock. Roots
are used for medicinal
purposes to cure diabetic
and diuretic.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Ravenala
madgascariensis
Sonn.
STRELITZIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಟ್ರಾವ ಲ್ಸ್ಾ ಪರಮ್
ट्रलवेलिि पलम
TRAVELLERS PALM

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native to
Madagascar. The sheath’ of
the stem hold rain water
which could be used as an
emergency drink for needy
travelers and hence the
name.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Cycas revoluta
Thunb.
CYCADACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕ್ೆಂಗ್ ಸರಗ
फकांग िगो
KING SAGO

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Japan.
Ornamental plant
Extremely poisonous if
ingested. Seeds contain
highest value of toxin.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Melaleuca bracteata
F.Muell.
MYRTACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ರ ವಲ್ ಯಷನ್ ಗ ೋಲ್್


रे वलश
ू न गोल्ड
REVOLUTION GOLD

Interesting Facts:
Commonly known as Black
Tea tree endemic to
Northern Australia. Tree can
grow up to 30ft. Used in
smoking medicine in
northern tertiary and for
making household items.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Ficus benjamina
Linn.
MORACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ವಿೋಪೆಂಗ್ ಫಿಗ್
पक
ु र
WEEPING FIG

Interesting Facts:
Native to Australia and official
tree of Bangkok can reach up
to 30 mtrs. Its small fruit are
favorite for birds. Fruits are
edible and leaves are sensitive
to light. If used as indoor, one
should be careful about its
latex as it may cause allergy.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Zoysia tenuifolia
Willd.
POACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕರಪ ಾಟ್ ಗರಾಸ್
कलपेट ग्रलि
KOREAN GRASS

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental grass use to
stop erosion. It is popular
lawn because of its external
texture, soft feel and low
growth habit. It can form
dense mat and even
mounds.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Cynodon dactylon
(L.) Pers.
POACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಬಮುಾಡರ ಗರಾಸ್
बरमड
ू ल ग्रलि
BERMUDA GRASS

Interesting Facts:
Native to Middle East. Also
known as crab grass. Widely
cultivated all around the
world. Fast growing and
tough useful for sports
ground.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Colocasia esculenta
(Linn.) Schott.
ARACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕ ಸವ ದ್ೆಂಟು
हलथी कलन पललांट
ELEPHANT YEAR PLANT

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native to
Malaysia and western
Australia. All the parts are
edible and used as
vegetable. The leaves are
rich in Vitamins and
minerals. The plant is toxic
if used in raw form.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Acacia ferruginea
( DC.) Pedely
FABACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಬನಿಾಮರ
ििेद खैर
RUSTY ACACIA

Interesting Facts:
According to the
Mahabharata, Pandavas
have hidden their weapons
in this tree & hence
considered as sacred and
worshipped during the
DASARA festival. A spiny
deciduous tree with
medicinal values is native
to Sri Lanka.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Aegle marmelos
(Linn.) Correa.
RUTACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಬಲ್ಪತ್ ಾ ಮರ
बेल
STONE APPLE

Interesting Facts:
Native to India and
Bangladesh. A sacred tree
whose leaves are offered to
Lord Shiva. Its fruits are
used in traditional medicine
and as a food throughout
its range.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Calophyllum inophyllum
Linn.
CALLOPHYLLACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಪುನ್ರಾಗ / ನ್ರಗ ಚೆಂಪರ
िलु तलन चम्पल
INDIAN-LAUREL
Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern Costal India,
Africa & Australia. Popular
ornamental plant grown for its
hard wood used to construct
boat. The oil extracted is
medicinal and also used for night
lamps, as biodiesel. The sap of
the tree is poisonous and
matured fruit is used as rat bait
for killing. The leaves used to
treat eye inflamation, miganes
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BOTANICAL NAME
Codiaeum variegatum
(L.) A.Juss.
EUPHORBIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಕ ಾೋಟ್ರನ್
िोटन
CROTON

Interesting Facts:
Native to Indonesia,
Malaysia, Australia.
Cultivated for beautiful
foliage with varieties of
colors.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Thuja occidentalis
Linn.
CUPRESSACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ತುಜರ
मोरपांखी
THUJA (GREEN GIANT)

Interesting Facts:
Ornamental plant native
to eastern Canada and
northern United States. It
has traditional values
used for medicine, crafts &
construction. The
extracted oil is used for
soaps, room spray &
insecticides.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Santalum album
Linn.
SANTALACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಶ್ಾೋಗೆಂದ್
चांदन
SANDAL WOOD

Interesting Facts:
An evergreen historical tree
native to India. It is known
as the heritage of
Karnataka state for its
extensive cultivation. It is
processed and traded since
ancient times for making
perfumes and for carvings
commanding high prices.
The tree can grow up to 9
mtrs.
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BOTANICAL NAME
Ficus elastica
Roxb. ex Hornem.
MORACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ರಬಬರ್ ಮರ
रब्बर ट्री
RUBBER TREE

Interesting Facts:
An ornamental commercial
tree native to India whose
latex was formerly used to
make rubber. The latex is
irritant to skin and eyes and
toxic if swallowed.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Ficus benjamina
Linn.
MORACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ವಿೋಪೆಂಗ್ ಫಿಗ್
पक
ु र
WEEPING FIG

Interesting Facts:
Native to Australia and
official tree of Bangkok can
reach up to 30 mtrs. Its
small fruit are favorite for
birds. Fruits are edible and
leaves are sensitive to light.
If used as indoor, one
should be careful about its
latex as it may cause
allergy.

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BOTANICAL NAME
Polyalthia longifolia
(Sonn.) Thwaites
ANNONACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಫರಲ್್ ಅಶ ೋಕ ಟ್ಾೋ
दे बदरु
FALSE ASHOKA TREE

Interesting Facts:
An evergreen tree native to
India which can grow up to
30mtrs. The leaves are used
for ornamental decorations
during festivals. Tree is
used in making pencils,
match sticks, boxes and as
masts for sailing ships.

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BOTANICAL NAME

Bambusa vulgaris
Schrad. ex J.C.Wendl.
POACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಬದಿರು
बलांि
LEMON BAMBOO

Interesting Facts:
Native to Indo China. It is
also called as golden
bamboo due to its color. It is
widely used as ornamental &
because of its high
hydrocarbonate content, the
stems get easily attacked by
fungi and insects.
Photography / Data Collection:
Mr. Ravikumar K, SPA, NAAC
NAAC- for Quality & Excellence in Higher Education NAAC /Admin/Garden/DPS-MA-KRK/June-2017 Source : wikipedia.org; flowers of India.net
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BOTANICAL NAME

Pimenta dioica
(Linn.) Merr.
MYRTACEAE

COMMON NAMES

ಗೆಂದ್ಮೆಣಸು
ऑलस्पलइि
ALLSPICE

Interesting Facts:
Native to Southern
Mexico, West indies and
Central America. It has a
combined flavor of
cinnamon, clove, nutmeg
& pepper. It contains
eugenol (anti microbial
agent).
Photography / Data Collection:
Mr. Ravikumar K, SPA, NAAC
NAAC- for Quality & Excellence in Higher Education NAAC /Admin/Garden/DPS-MA-KRK/June-2017 Source : wikipedia.org; flowers of India.net
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BOTANICAL NAME

Schefflera actinophylla
(Endl.) Harms
ARALIACEAE

COMMON NAMES
ಆಕ ್ೋಪಸ್ ಮರ
आक्टोपि ट्री
OCTOPUS TREE

Interesting Facts:
Native to Australia.
Commonly grown as
decorative tree whose tree
attracts many honey eating
birds for pollination.

Photography / Data Collection:


Mr. Ravikumar K, SPA, NAAC
NAAC- for Quality & Excellence in Higher Education NAAC /Admin/Garden/DPS-MA-KRK/June-2017 Source : wikipedia.org; flowers of India.net