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Gmelina philippensis Cham
400.0 AED (-3%)
Botanical name:- Gmelina philippensis Cham.
|Scientific name||Gmelina philippensis Cham|
|Common name||Gmelina philippensis Cham|
|Temperature requirement||25-35 °C|
|Watering||Water everyday &keep moist|
|Pet friendliness||Not hazardous|
|Maximum plant height||300-450 cm|
|Potting mix||Potting soil/red soil/manure/perlite|
|Pot requirement||Good drainage&repot every 1-2 years|
|Nutrition||Apply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days|
|Pruning & training||Remove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears|
|Common color & season||Yellow|
|Description||Gmelina philippensis cham. Family lamiaceae, sometimes placed in family verbenaceae, is one of the ornamental and medicinal plants, known as parrot’s peak, as it produces yellow flowers from a long tube shaped structure comprised of overlapping bracts. It is a sprawling thorny shrub that was formerly taxonomically classified to family verbenaceae. It is native to philippines, burma and distributed in tropical and subtropical countries. The present investigation attempts to study the pharmacognostical features of the aerial parts (leaves, stems and inflorescence) of gmelina philippensis cham. Which could be helpful in authentication of the plant and establishing pharmacognostical standard measurements which help in its identification in both entire and powdered forms.It is widely cultivated as an ornamental throughout the tropics. Sow seed in standard potting mix with good drainage. Grow in full light, water freely and feed manure in 15 days and npk in next 15 days.|