Akangi/Aromatic Ginger

Akangi/Aromatic Ginger Scientific name: Kaempferia galanga L.         Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Liliopsida Order Scitaminales Family Zingiberaceae Genus Kaempferia Species K. galanga Botanical Description Habit: Is almost stemless, small herbaceous plant with 10-15 cm height Root: Fiberous root system Stem: Modified into rhizome which is 5-6 cm long. Leaves:  large […]

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Sunflower

Sunflower Scientific name: Helienthus anus L. Local/Bangla name: “Surjamukhi”               Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist System (1988)   Kingdom : Plantae Division : Magnoliophyta Class : Magnoliopsida Subclass : Asteridae Order : Asterales Family            : Asterceae Genus : Helienthus Species : H. anus Botanical Description of Sunflower Habit: annual herb Root: Usually tap roots […]

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Bengal cardamom

Bengal cardamom Scientific name: Amomum aromaticum Roxb. Local name: Morang elachi Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)   Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Liliopsida Order Zingiberales Family Zingiberaceae Genus Amomum Species A. aromaticum   Medicinal Virtue   The seeds are used for stomachic hyponotic and appetizer.

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Jungle grape vine

Jungle grape vine Scientific name: Ampelocissus latifolia (Roxb.) Planch Local name: Gowali-lata Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)   Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order – Family Vitaceae Genus Ampelocissus Species A. latifolia   Medicinal Virtue   The seeds are used for stomachic hyponotic and appetizer.  

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