Category Archives: Plants

Comprehensive list of Medicinal Plants of India

Courtesy:National Medicinal Plants Board

S.No. Botanical Name
1 Abelmoschus crinitus WALL.
2 Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) MOENCH
3 Abelmoschus ficulneus (L.) WIGHT & ARN.
4 Abelmoschus manihot (L.) MEDIK.
5 Abelmoschus moschatus MEDIK.
6 Abies densa W. Griff. ex.Parker
7 Abies pindrow ROYLE
8 Abies spectabilis (D.DON) SPACH Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Plants


Data Base on trees of Western ghats


( Biodiversity Informatics and co- Operation in Taxonomy
for Interactive shared Knowledge base)

The project aims at creating a first network of South Asian and European partners interested in sharing their knowledge in applied computer science for taxonomy and in the preparation of two CD-ROMs for identifying trees species in two “hotspots” of biodiversity: the rain forests in the Western Ghats of India and in the northern Annamite Mountain range of Lao PDR.

The database contains data of 302 trees in 4 languages (English, Kannada, Malayalam,Tamil) with lot of images under Botanical descriptions, Ecology, Distribution and Literatures. The most important thing is all the data are Downloadable Free of cost! Its one of the most informative site for scholars of Indian medicine and botany.

Species list


Posted by on November 7, 2008 in Plants



Campus trees of CES, Amirtha University

Centre for environmental studies, Amirtha university hosted the database of campus trees with lots of images. The list is given below in alphabetical order. An appriciable work!

  1. Acacia holosersia
  2. Acacia leucocephala (Roxb.) Willd.
  3. Acacia mangium Willd.
  4. Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd.
  5. Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa Ex. Schultz
  6. Albizia lebbek (L.) Benth. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by on November 7, 2008 in Plants