Share web
 
 
 
Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
KERALA PLANTS - DVD
5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>>
   
 
  Buddleja madagascariensis
 
More images:..>> 21,000 images, 5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 6,800 local/trade/common names
  Family: BUDDLEJACEAE
  Citation:  Buddleja madagascariensis Lam., Encycl. 1: 513. 1785.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Madagascar Butterfly Bush
  Description: Diffuse stragglers with elongate arching branches; branchlets densely white fluffy-tomentose. Leaves opposite, decussate, 12-20 x 2.5-5 cm, ovate-oblong, base rounded, margin obscurely dentate, apex acuminate, dark green and glabrous above, densely white fluffy-tomentose below; petiole to 1.5 cm. Panicles terminal or in upper axils, to 25 cm long. Calyx-lobes 4, densely white tomentose without. Corolla orange, 1 cm wide; tube narrow, 1 cm, densely white-tomentose without, sparsely so within; lobes 4, spreading, imbricate. Stamens 4. Ovary 2-celled, pubescent; ovules numerous, on axile placentae; style sparsely pubescent. Berry globose, 4 x 3 mm, surmounted by mucronate style and enveloped in persistent calyx; seeds numerous, minute.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant, also getting established in vacant areas
  Distribution: Native of Madagascar
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Orange, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Devicolam
   
 
   
 
Pookalam Designs
 
 
 
 
 
Website Hit Counters