Sesbania

Dhaincha Scientific name:  Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W.Wight English name: Not known Local name: ‘Dhaincha’ Taxonomic position According to Cronquist (1981)   Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Subclass Rosidae Order Fabales Family Fabacaeae Genus Sesbania Species S. bispinosa  

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Jatropha

Jatropha English name: Barbados nut Scientific name: Jatropha curcas L. Bangla name: ‘Baghverenda’     Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)   Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyte Class Magnoliopsida Order Malpighiales Family Euphorbiaceae Genus Jatropha Species J. curcas Botanical Description of Jatropha Habit: A glabrous, soft-wooded shrub or small tree. Root: Tap root system Stem:  Stem glabrous, up to 6 m […]

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Indigo

Indigo Scientific name: Indigofera tinctoria L. Local name: ‘Nil’ Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)   Kingdom         : Plantae Division     : Magnoliophyta Class :Magnoliopsida Subclass   : Rosidae Order   : Fabales Family      : Fabacaeae Genus        : Indigofera Species : I. tinctoria Botanical Description of Indigo Habit: Perennial shrub Root: Tap root system Stem: Stiffed, 1-2 m height. Leaf: Pinnately compound Inflorescence: […]

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Message from Vice-Chancellor

I am very much delighted and happy to know that the Department of Crop Botany of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University is implementing a sub-project entitled “Establishment of Digital Herbarium and Herbal Museum for Improving Academic and Research Capability in Crop Botany” with the financial assistance from Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) of Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) under the […]

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Mimosaceae

Taxonomic position of Mimosaceae family Kingdom: Plantae Division: Magnoliophyta Class:Magnoliopsida Subclass: Rosidae Order: Fabales Family:Mimosaceae   Identifying characters   Mostly tree showing xerophytic habit Pulvinous leaf base Cymose head inflorescence Perigynous condition Fused petals with valvate aestivation Lomentum fruits Non endospermic seed Important plants with economic importance     English name Bangla name Botanical name Economic Importance Babla Acacia nilotica […]

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Caesalpinaceae

Taxonomic position of Caesalpinaceae family Kingdom         : Plantae Division           : Magnoliophyta Class                :Magnoliopsida Subclass          : Rosidae Order               : Fabales Family             : Caesalpinaceae   Identifying characters Mostly shrub and tree Pulvinous leaves Pinnately compound leaf Racemose or corymb inflorescence Placentation marginal General Morphological Characteristics Habit : Mostly shrub or tree Root: Tap root system Stem: Round or climbing Leaves: Compound, stipulate, […]

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