Pitcher plant

Pitcher plant English Name: Pitcher plant Scientific name: Nepenthes khasiana Hock. Bangla/Local name: ‘Kolshi pata’           Taxonomic Position (According to Cronquist, 1981) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Caryophyllales Family Nepenthaceae Genus Nepenthes Species khasiana Botanical Description of Pitcher Plant Habit: Epiphytic climber   Root: Tap root Stem: cylindrical, short, stout Leaf: Sessile, alternate, amplexicaul, […]

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Pathor-chur

Pathor-chur, Pata Bahar English Name: Common Coleus Scientific name: Coleus scutellarioides (L.) Benth Bangla/Local name: ‘Pathor-chur’, ‘Pata Bahar’ Taxonomic Position (According to Cronquist) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Malpighiales Family Lamiaceae Genus Coleus Species scutellarioides    

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Common Coleus

Common Coleus English Name: Common Coleus Scientific name: Coleus scutellarioides (L.) Benth Bangla/Local name: ‘Pathor-chur’, ‘Pata Bahar’ Taxonomic Position (According to Cronquist) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Malpighiales Family Lamiaceae Genus Coleus Species scutellarioides  

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Dodder

Dodder English Name: Dodder Scientific name: Cuscuta reflexa  L. Bangla/Local name: ‘Sarnalata’ Taxonomic Position (According to Cronquist) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Solanales Family Convovulaceae Genus Cuscuta Species reflexa   Economic Importance: It is an important ornamental plants, also used as medicinal purposes.

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Polash /The flame of the forest

Polash /The flame of the forest English Name: The flame of the forest Scientific name: Butea monosperma  Kuntze Bangla/Local name: ‘Palash’ Taxonomic Position (According to Cronquist) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Fabales Family Fabaceae Genus Butea Species monosperma Economic Importance: It is an important ornamental plants, also used as medicinal purposes.

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Butterfly pea

Butterfly pea Scientific name: Clitoris ternatea L.  Local name: Aprajita Taxonomic Position (according to Cronquist) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Subclass Rosidae Order Fabales Family Fabacaeae Genus Clitoris Species ternate Botanical Description of Butterfly Pea Habit: A perennial twining herb. Root: Tap root system Stem: Tertrete more or less pubesent Leaf: Pinnately compound, imparipinnate Inflorescence: axillary, solitary Flower: Papilionaceous, […]

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Heliconia

Heliconia English Name: Parakeet Flower, Parrot’s Beak, Parrot’s Flower Scientific name: Heliconia pisttacorum L. Bangla/Local name: Not known           Taxonomic Position (According to Cronquist) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Liliopsida Order Family Heliconiaceae Genus Heliconia Species pisttacorum Chromosome number: x=12 Economic Importance: It is an important ornamental plants  

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Canna Lily

Canna Lily English Name: Indian Shot, Canna Lily, African Arrowroot Scientific name: Canna indica L. Bangla/Local name: ‘Kalabati’           Taxonomic Position (According to Cronquist) Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Liliopsida Order Family Cannaceae Genus Canna Species Indica Chromosome number: 2n=18 Economic Importance: It is an important ornamental plants, also used as medicinal purposes.

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