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Facts about Lollipop Climber

Lollipop climber Quick Facts Name: Lollipop climber Scientific Name: Diplocyclos palmatus Origin Malesia phytoregion, including Papua New Guinea, and in Australia, in Western Australia…
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Facts about Common Milk Hedge

Common milk hedge Quick Facts Name: Common milk hedge Scientific Name: Euphorbia neriifolia Origin South Asia and normally grows around dry, rocky and hilly areas of India, in Myanmar…
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Water smartweed

Water smartweed Quick Facts Name: Water smartweed Scientific Name: Persicaria amphibia Colors Dark-brown Shapes 2-3 mm, 1.6-2.6 mm wide, lens-shaped …
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Know about Donkey Orchids

Donkey Orchids Quick Facts Name: Donkey Orchids Scientific Name: Diuris semilunulata Origin Australia With scientific name Diuris, the plant is…
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Red Water Lily Facts

Red Water Lily Quick Facts Name: Red Water Lily Scientific Name: Nymphaea rubra Colors Brown green Nymphaea rubra belonging to family Mymphaceae…
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Health Benefits of Mirabilis expansa

Mirabilis expansa Quick Facts Name: Mirabilis expansa Scientific Name: Mirabilis expansa Origin Andes in South America, distributed naturally in the area of La Paz (Bolivia), to the North…
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Health Benefits of Aromatic Ginger

Aromatic Ginger Quick Facts Name: Aromatic Ginger Scientific Name: Kaempferia galanga Origin India and widely cultivated in India and SE Asia (Mainland SE Asia, Java, Philippines, New…
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Health Benefits of Mango Ginger

Mango Ginger Quick Facts Name: Mango Ginger Scientific Name: Curcuma mangga Origin The species is indigenous to Malesia and cultivated in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. …
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Health Benefits of Pink and blue ginger

Pink and blue ginger belongs to genus Curcuma and a member of ginger family Zingiberaceae. This genus comprises of 100 accepted species including turmeric. It is endemic to southeast Asia including Indian subcontinent, Southern China, Bangladesh, New Guinea, Thailand…
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Health benefits of Korean Mint

Agastache rugosa, commonly called Korean-mint or purple giant hyssop, is an aromatic herb in the mint family. Like other members of its family such as basil, peppermint, sage, Korean mint is also aromatic, and medicinally useful. The plant is native to moist grasslands…
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Facts about the Joint-whip Ginger

Joint-whip Ginger Quick Facts Name: Joint-whip Ginger Scientific Name: Alpinia conchigera Origin East India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia…
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Facts about Lead Plant

Lead plant Quick Facts Name: Lead plant Scientific Name: Amorpha canescens Origin Areas in Manitoba and Ontario. In the U.S. it occurs from Montana east to Michigan, and south to New Mexico…
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Health Benefits of Woodruff

Woodruff Quick Facts Name: Woodruff Scientific Name: Galium odoratum Origin Native to much of Europe from Spain and Ireland to Russia, as well as Western Siberia, Turkey, Iran, the…
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Health benefits of White Oak

Quercus Alba, commonly called white oak is a large deciduous Missouri native tree belonging to Beech family Fagaceae. The plant is native to eastern and central North America and found from Minnesota, Ontario, Quebec, and southern Maine south as far as northern Florida and…
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Facts about the Sweetbay

Sweetbay Quick Facts Name: Sweetbay Scientific Name: Magnolia virginiana Origin Southeastern United States north along the Atlantic coast to New York Colors …
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Health Benefits of Summer savory

Summer savory Quick Facts Name: Summer savory Scientific Name: Satureja hortensis Summer savory scientifically known as Satureja hortensis L. is an annual herbaceous crop…
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Facts about Bear's Breeches

Bear's Breeches Quick Facts Name: Bear's Breeches Scientific Name: Acanthus mollis Origin Southern Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, the Mediterranean islands, Turkey, Syria and the Canary…
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Health Benefits of Salvia

Salvia Quick Facts Name: Salvia Scientific Name: Salvia divinorum Salvia divinorum, a hallucinogenic herb also known as Sage of the diviners, Seer’s sage, Ska maría…
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Facts about Sunset Hibiscus

Sunset hibiscus Quick Facts Name: Sunset hibiscus Scientific Name: Abelmoschus manihot Origin Southeast Asia, but an ancient introduction to Melanesia and from Fiji to Western Polynesia …
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Rue health benefits

Rue Quick Facts Name: Rue Scientific Name: Ruta graveolens Origin Mediterranean region and Canary islands Colors Grayish-brown Shapes …
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Facts about Camachile

Camachile Quick Facts Name: Camachile Origin Pacific Coast and adjacent highlands of Mexico, Central America, and northern South America Colors Green tinged red, turning bright rose or…
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Health Benefits of Wild pansy

Wild pansy Quick Facts Name: Wild pansy Scientific Name: Viola tricolor Shapes Capsule, tri-valved elastically, loculicidal, ellipsoid-oblong, 0.8-1.2 cm across …