Category: Plants

Kingdom plantae

What is Fenugreek? Fenugreek is an annual plant and herb that has been in use for millennia. Fenugreek belongs to the family Fabaceae and the scientific name is Trigonella foenum-graecum. Since ancient times, the fenugreek is grown and used both Read more…

Waterleaf, the scientific name Talinum fruticosum or Talinum triangulare is an herbaceous plant. It possibly originated from Central Africa or South America. Waterleaf belongs to Family – Portulacaceae, and it’s a perennial plant.   Waterleaf Cultivation Waterleaf is grown as Read more…

What is a Seed simple definition? A seed is a fertilized ovule (the unit of reproduction) containing an embryonic plant. Seeds develop from fertilized ovules that have undergone growth and development. The food required for the development of the ovule Read more…

What is a flowering plant? Flowering plants are plants with well-developed reproductive parts, and capable of producing flowers, fruits, and seeds. Flowering plants are also regarded as an angiosperm. The flowering plants show great variety and diversity of form. However, Read more…

Natural vegetative propagation can be defined as when plants grow and develop without human influence. Natural Vegetative propagation occurs by means of creeping stems, underground stems and shoots, adventitious buds, bulbils, and root tubers.   Methods of Natural Vegetative propagation Read more…

Transpiration can be defined as the loss of water by evaporation in terrestrial plants. The rate at which the water vapor is lost the plant stomata depends on a number of factors that are interrelated, and of equal importance.   Read more…

The growing of new plants from cut portions of the vegetative body of an older plant has been carried out by Man for several years. Because the propagation is influenced by man, it’s called artificial vegetative propagation The ability to Read more…

Gram Seed Properties Gram seed (Cicer arietenum) is a dicotyledonous, and non-endospermic seed. The seed is heart-shaped – being rounded and blunt at one end, and pointed at the other end. A notch begins at the rounded end of the Read more…

The African Baobab Tree (Adansonia digitata) is known as a true tree of life. The Baobab is one of the oldest among the trees and it looks not only very impressive with its height of 15 to 20 meters but Read more…

Basil Description Basil plants belong to two closely related genera called Basilicum and Ocimum; and Labiatae family. The common name is basil and this plant can be grown from seed indoors in a pot. The Basilicum americanum L. species is Read more…