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.