Indian vegetation

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Davana is an aromatic herb sold, tied as bunches by the flower sellers. Davana and Maruga / Majorma bunches sell the most during Ganesha-Gowri festival.

Davana | Artemisia pallens | Maachi Patram | Aromatic Herb

Davana is an aromatic herb sold, tied as bunches by the flower sellers. Davana and Maruga / Majorma bunches sell the most during Ganesha-Gowri festival.

Uttarani - Apamarga Patram

Uttareni | Apamarga Patram | Prickly chaff | Rough chaff

Uttareni plant grows as a common weed in India and also considered sacred. It has many medicinal properties and is used in Ayurveda to treat many ailments.

Machipatre

Machi Patram - Japanese Mugwort | itslife.in

Botanical name is Artemisia Princeps and belongs to Asteraceae family. Machi Patram - Japanese Mugwort grows fast and spreads to cover the ground by means of stolon.

Kari uttarani

Kariuttarani | itslife.in

Common names are Blue porterweed, Blue snakeweed, and Brazilian tea. In Kannada it is known as Kariuttarani.

Betta tavare

Betta Tavare | itslife.in

In Kannada it is known as Betta Tavare and Neladavare. Other common names are Chinese Rose, Changeable Rose, Double White Confederate Rose, and Cotton Rose Mallow.

Iruvanthige

Iruvanthige | Arabian Jasmine | Madan Mogra | Malli Poo

Called Iruvanthige in Kannada it is also known as Arabian Jasmine in English and Madan Mogra in Hindi. The botanical name is Jasminum sambac and belongs to Oleaceae (Jasmine) family.