Species

Plant

Royal poinciana, Flamboyant

The flame tree, also known as royal poinciana or flamboyant, is a member of the bean family (Leguminosae) and is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful tropical trees in the world. This aptly...

Plant

Red bead tree, coral wood, red sandalwood

A medium to large sized deciduous tree that grows up to 20 m tall. Trunk is straight with round but uneven and spreading crown. Multiple stems are common. Bark smooth with fissures, is brown or gre...

Plant

Coffee senna

A much branched, smooth, half woody herb or shrub about 0.8 to 1.8 m tall. Stem is erect and without hairs. Leaves are bipinnately compound and about 20 to 25 cm in length. Each pinna has four to s...

Plant

Leucaena leucocephala

Leucaena leucocephala is a shrub or small tree usually growing 2-10 m tall, but occasionally reaching 15 m or more in height. The younger stems are green and usually densely covered in fine greyish...

Plant

Tamarindus occidentalis Gaertn., Tamarindus offi cinalis Hook.

Trees, to 25 m high, bark brown to brownish-black, rough with vertical fi ssures. Leaves paripinnate, alternate; rachis 8-13 cm long; leafl ets 20-34, opposite, sessile, base unequal, apex obtuse; ...

Plant

Butterfly tree

Butterfly tree is a medium sized trees with spreading branches. Leaves alternate, to 7-18 cm long, rather longer than broad, 9-11 nerved, cleft about halfway down into 2 rounded lobes; petiole 2.5-...

Plant

Madras thorn

Description: Trees, to 20 m high. Leaves bipinnate, alternate; stipular spines to 2 cm; rachis 1-3 cm long, pulvinate; pinnae 2, 4-10 mm long, pubescent, with a solitary gland at t...

Plant

Asian pigeonwings

Description: It is a perennial herbaceous plant, with elliptic, obtuse leaves. It grows as a vine or creeper, doing well in moist, neutral soil. The most striking feature about this plant is t...