Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Chethi

Ixora coccinea (or jungle geranium, flame of the woods, and jungle flame) is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is a common flowering shrub native to Southern India and Sri Lanka. It has become one of the most popular flowering shrubs in South Florida gardens and landscapes. Its name derives from an Indian deity.
Chethi

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Opuntia stricta/Kallichedi

Opuntia stricta is a species of cactus from southern North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and northern South America. Common names include Erect Prickly Pear and Nopal Estricto (Spanish).
Opuntia stricta or Kallichedi

Opuntia stricta or Kallichedi

Opuntia stricta or Kallichedi

Opuntia stricta or Kallichedi

Opuntia stricta or Kallichedi

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Hibiscus

Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is quite large, containing several hundred species that are native to warm-temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world. Member species are often noted for their showy flowers and are commonly known as hibiscus, sorrel, and flor de Jamaica, or less widely known as rosemallow. The genus includes both annual and perennial herbaceous plants, as well as woody shrubs and small trees. 
Hibiscus

Hibiscus