Plants of Assam

Plants of Assam, India i.e., wild, native and medicinal with photos of are shown here. The process of updating this valuable photo database of plants and herbs of Assam is going on. Images of some endangered plants and rare flora are also included. Find all wild, native and medicinal plants with pictures and scientific names and local names.

(Accepted Name) / Common Name)

Abrus precatorius L. / লাতুমণি, কুঞ্চমণি (Latumoni, Kunchmoni) Jequirity bean or rosary pea

Acacia farnesiana L. / তৰুৱা  কদম  (Tarua kadam) Sweet acacia

Abutilon indicum L. / জোপা  বন্ধা  (Jupa bandha) Country mallow, Indian Abutilon, Moon flower

Acmella paniculata (Wall. ex DC. / হুহনি  (Huhoni) (Eyeball plant, spot plant, para cress 

Achyranthes aspera L. / অপমাগ, বনশোধ , ওভতা  শত  (Apmag, Bonsudh, Obhata Soth) Chaff-flower, prickly chaff flower, devil’s horsewhip

Aegle marmelos L. / বেল  (Bel) Bel, Beli fruit, Bengal quince, Stone apple, Wood apple 

Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd. / তৰা  বাঘিনী  (Tora Bhaghini) Greater galang, Java galangal, Siamese ginger, Greater Galangal

Alpinia nigra Gaertn. / তৰা, বগীতৰা  (Tora,  Bogitora) Bamboo-leaved Galangal

Alstonia scholaris L. / চতিয়না  (Chatiyana) Blackboard tree, Indian devil tree, Dita bark, Milkwood 

Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex. DC. / মাটি কাদুৰি, মাটি কান্দুৰি  (Mati Kaduri, Mati Kanduri, Matikanduri, Matikaduri) Sessile joyweed 

Andrographis Paniculata Burm.f. / কালমেঘ, চিৰতা, মহাতিতা (Kalmegh, Sirota, Maha Tita) Kariyat

Annona squamosa L. / আটলাচ (Atloch, Atta-kothal, Ata-kathal, Sitaphal, Atlas) Sugar apple, sweetsop, custard-apple

Asparagus racemosus Wild. / শতমূল  (Satamul) Satawari, buttermilk root, climbing asparagus, water root, wild asparagus, wild carrot

Azadirachta indica Juss. / নিম (Neem, Nim) Indian Lilac, Margosa, Neem tree, Margosa tree

Boerhavia diffusa L. / পননৌৱা  (Ponanoua) Hogweed, Pigweed, Red Spiderling, Spreading Hogweed

Christella parasitica L. Lev. / বিহ ঢেকীয়া, বিহলঙনি  (Bihdhekia, Bihlangoni, Bihlongoni) Parasitic maiden fern  

Caesalpinia bonduc L. / লেটাগুটি  (Letaguti) Nicker seed 

Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl. / টংলতি, মাচকইতা, বনমালা  (Tongloti, Mas-koita, Bonmala) Perfumed Cherry

Calotropis gigantea L. / অকণ  (Akon) Giant Milkweed

Cannabis sativa L. / ভাং  (Bhang) Marijuana, Hemp, Gallow grass

Cassia alata L. / খৰপাত, খৰ গছ  (Khorpat, Khor Goch, Khor Gos) Ringworm senna

Cassia fistula L. / সোণাৰু  (Sonaru) Golden shower, purging cassia, Indian laburnum, or pudding-pipe tree

Cassia tora L. / মেদেলুৱা  (Medelua) Foetid cassia, Sickle Senna, Wild Senna 

Centella asiatica L. / বৰ মানিমুনি (Bor Manimuni) Indian pennywort, Asiatic pennywort  

Chromolaena odorata (L.) Voigt. / নগৰ  বেৰা, বাঘঢকা বন, জাৰমানি বন  (Nogor bera, Bagh dhaka bon, Koli bon, Jarmonibon, Jarmani bon) bitter bush Floss Flower, Chritsmas Bush

Chrysophyllum lanceolatum Blume A.DC / বনপিঠা  (Bonpitha) Star apple

Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck / কাজি নেমু Kaji Nemu, Assam Lemon, Assamese Lemon

Clerodendrum colebrookianum Wall. / নেফাফু  (Nephaphu) East Indian Glory Bower

Clerodendrum indicum L. / অকল  বিহ  (Akalbih, Akal bih) Glory bower, Indian glory bower, skyrocket, tube-flower, Turk’s-turban

Clerodendrum serratum Li. / নাঙল ভঙা  (Nangal Bhanga)

Clerodendrum viscosum Vent. / ধপাত  তিতা, ভেতাই তিতা  (Bhetai tita, Dhopat tita), Glory Tree 

Crataeva magna Lour. / বৰুন  (Barun), Large Garlic Pear 

coldenia procumbens L. / Creeping Coldenia,

Costus speciosus Sm. / যম  লাখুতি (Jam lakhuti)  Cane-reed,. Spiral Ginger,. Crepe- ginger  

Curcuma aromatica Salisb / কেতুৰি, কাতৰি  (Katri,  Keturi) Wild turmeric, Cochin turmeric, Yellow zedoary

Curcuma amada Roxb. / আমাদা, আম  আদা  (Aam Ada, Amada, Aamada) Mango ginger

Curcuma caesia Roxb. / কলা  হালধি  (Kola halodhi, Kala Haladhi ) Black Tumeric

Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. / আকাশী  লতা, স্বৰ্ণ  লতা, অমৰলতি (Akashi lata,. Amarlati, Swarna Lata), Amar Bel, Devils Hair

Cynodon dactylon Li. / দুবৰি বন , (Dubari Bon), Bahama grass, dog’s tooth grass, quick grass, star grass  

Datura stramonium Li. / ধতুৰা, কৃষ্ণ ধতুৰা , (Dhatura, Krishna-dhatura) Thorn apple, Purple Horn-of-Plenty, Jimpson Weed

Dillenia indica L. / ঔ টেঙা  (Outenga)  elephant apple

Dillenia pentagyna Roxb. / অক্ষী, (Okshi), Elephant apple

Dillenia scabrella Roxb. / বাজী  ঔ  (Baji ou) 

Diplazium Esculentum (Retz.) Sw. / ঢেকীয়া শাক  (Dhekia Hak) vegetable fern

Drymaria cordata (Linn.) Willd. / লাইজাবৰি (Laijabori, Lai Jabori), Tropical Chickweed, chickweed, drymaria, heartleaf drymary, West Indian chickweed 

Eclipta prostrata L. / ভৃংগৰাজ, কেহৰাজ  (Bhringaraj, Kesaraja, Elenchi,. Kehraj, Keharaj) False Daisy, Trailing eclipta

Eichhornia crassipes Mart. / পানী মেটেকা (Pani Meteka), water hyacinth)

Elaeagnus latifolia L. / মিৰিকা টেঙা  (Mirika tenga) Bastard Oleaster 

Elephantopus scaber Li. / বনলাই  (Bonlai),  Prickly-leaves Elephant’s Foot 

Enhydra fluctuans Lour. / হেলঞ্চী, হেলেচী  (Helonchi, Helechi) Buffalo spinach, Marsh herb

Eranthemum roseum (Vahl) R.Br. / শিৱ ফুল (Shiva Phul), Blue eranthemum, Rosy eranthemum, Gulsham, Nil vasak, DasmuliJangali aboli

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