More than Ornamental Plants: Plants with significant properties
KES Shroff College of Arts and Commerce, Mumbai -400067, Maharashtra,
This review paper purpose is to acknowledge the significant properties of plants which are majorly known for its ornamental properties, but also has medicinal to ecological value. Mast tree for instance is a tree which is planted almost near very garden and streets in India, as its roughly triangular and acts as a perfect fence tree, people are not aware of the strong medicinal properties and ecological value as the tree is the host plant of two butterfly species, they plant ornamental plants for beautification or adding aesthetic value to a piece of land, considering to make their piece of land to look good, but often are not aware or unwilling to know the magical properties of such beautiful plants. This paper concentrates the pharmaceutical properties of the plant, some plants are considered have unique flowers, leaves, textures, having unique odour found south Asian countries and some are native to India. The plants mentioned below are planted in the landscape without knowing ecological properties and hence this paper will help to acknowledge the other properties of plant to the society and will be used for other purposes as well.
Keyword: Ornamental plants, Medicinal properties