Plants that are endangered in India, as of 2015, include Corypha species, Decalepis hamiltonii, Kingiodendron pinnatum and Myristica species. Around 20 percent of all plant species in India are threatened due to a combination of reduction in natural habitats and over-harvesting.Know More
Another example of a plant species that is endangered in India is Ilex khasiana. This is a type of shrub, and there are less than five living plants remaining at the start of 2015. This particular species is endangered because its rate of reproduction is not high enough to cope with the rapid destruction of its habitat.
Pterocarpus santalinus is a tree that grows in the forests of Eastern Ghats. This tree requires a dry environment to live, which immediately cuts down on potential habitable regions. The forests where Pterocarpus santalinus grows have been cut down by logging companies, and certain parts of the tree are also harvested for use in traditional medicines.
Syzygium travancoricum is one of the most endangered plant species in India. It is a small tree that lives in swamps, but large areas of its natural habitat have been drained and turned into paddy fields. There are a few small remaining populations of the tree in India as of 2015.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
Several regions in India receive regular snow every year. As large swaths of the country are mountainous at high altitudes, India hosts a vibrant array of winter-weather destinations, according to Visit India.Full Answer >
Plants can wilt for a number of reasons, such as lack of water, disease, poor soil, the wrong container and pests. However, plant wilt is generally easy to prevent.Full Answer >
Xeriscape plants are drought-tolerant plants useful in landscaping because they need little water or maintenance. Some of these plants include yarrow, butterfly weed, bellflower, trumpet vine, red hot poker, Russian sage, spiderwort, feather reed grass, fescue, fountain grass, maiden grass, shadbush, chokeberry, butterfly bush, St. Johnswort and Scotch broom. The word "xeriscape" means "dry view."Full Answer >
Growing tomatoes upside down eliminates the need for staking and helps to maximize space. Choose a commercially prepared planter or one you make yourself from a five-gallon bucket. The process requires potting soil, a tomato plant, slow release fertilizer and liquid fertilizer.Full Answer >