Thursday, September 22, 2011

Neem - Azadirachta indica

Neem, which belongs to the family Meliaceae, has a botanical name Azadirachta Indica. It grows in tropical and semi tropical regions and is widespread in Burma, India and Pakistan. It is a very rapid growth, evergreen tree reaching a height of 15 to 20 meters.

Grey mangrove - Avicennia marina

Avicennia marina, commonly known as the mangrove mangrove gray or white, is a species of mangrove tree classified in the plant family Acanthaceae (formerly in the Verbenaceae or Avicenniaceae). As with mangroves, it occurs in intertidal zones of estuarine areas.

Axle Wood - Anogeissus latifolia

Anogeissus latifolia is a tree that grows up to 33 meters high. The leaves are elliptic-obtuse, entire, rounded at both ends. The flowers are greenish yellow, with minute globular heads on short stalks axillary. The fruits are small, yellowish brown or reddish brown, glossy, beaks, wings, and a top seed. Its seed is wedge-shaped.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Maple silkwood - Flindersia pimenteliana F.Muell.

Flindersia pimenteliana is a type of plant in family Rutaceae. May be known by the name of the common Maple Silkwood. May be a common name for the Maple Silkwood also indicate australis Flindersia, brayleyana Flindersia or pubescens Flindersia. It is found in Queensland (Australia), and West Papua (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea. Threatened by habitat loss.

Nepenthes aristolochioidesis, Kantung Semar Endemic Sumatera

Nepenthes aristolochioidesis is a tropical pitcher plant endemic to the island of Sumatra, where it grows at elevations of 1800-2500 meters above sea level. And has a morphology very rare pitcher, after the opening of a nearly vertical traps.

Mangifera casturi - Mascot of South Kalimantan

Mango kasturi, The Mascot South Kalimantan was already established as one of the plants' extinct in situ "(Extinct in the Wild). Kasturi That is, one species of mango into floral identity of South Kalimantan province have been extinct from their natural habitat.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Devil's horsewhip - Achyranthes aspera L.

Achyranthes aspera Common name: Prickly Chaff Flower, Devil's whip, is a plant species of the family Amaranthaceae. It is distributed throughout the tropical world. It can be found in many places more and more like an introduced species and a common weed. It is an invasive species in some areas, including many Pacific Island environments.