Flowering Plants – 5

Pereskia bleo

Family: Cactaceae
Common name: Wax rose, Cactus rose, Leaf cactus, Leafy cactus, Spinach cactus, Chinese rose
Wax rose is a unique shrub in the Cactus family, with green, fleshy leaves and beautiful, bright orange flowers adorning the plant. Read more >>

Aristolochia gigantea

Family: Aristolochiaceae
Common name: Giant Dutchman’s pipe, Brazilian Dutchman’s pipe, Pelican flower, Giant pelican flower
Giant Dutchman’s pipe is a striking and unique climber that produces very interesting extra-large, maroon-colored flowers, said to resemble pipes from olden times. Read more >>

Derris trifoliata

Family: Fabaceae
Common name: Common derris, Sweet derris, Ponnamvalli, Karanjvel
Common derris is a leguminous perennial that can grow to a height of up to 15 meters spreading over large areas by climbing on surrounding vegetation. Read more >>

Gossypium arboreum

Family: Malvaceae
Common name: Tree cotton, Cotton
Tree cotton is a species of cotton plant native to the Indian subcontinent, widely cultivated for its fibers and for the ornamental value. Read more >>

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