Terrace Garden; a rare site in the cities!

Hello everyone!
Below are the photographs of the Terrace Garden which is in my native place Solapur, MH. I am surprised to see such a variety of Flora here, as this is a rare sight for a person who lives in a city like Mumbai (Nerul, Navi Mumbai) so I thought I will share some photographs!

Check them out!

A glimpse of the CUBE Solapur Terrace Garden/Flora.

Tulsi
English Name: Basil Plant
Regional Name: Tulsi (Tulas)
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.38pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Bhopla
English Name: Snake Gourd
Regional Name: Padwal
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.30pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Jai
English Name: Jasmine Molle (Flowering plant)
Regional Name: Juhi, Jai (pronounced as Jaee)
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.30pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Mirchi
English Name: Chilli Pepper
Regional Name: Mirchi
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.30pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Ova
English Name: Carom Plant (Seeds)
Regional Name: Ova, Ajwain
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.32pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Earlier, this plant was thought to be as ajwain but @PChitralekha corrected that “the leaves have a smell like that of ajwain (coriander family) but the plant belongs to Lamiaceae, tulsi family Plectranthus amboinicus.

All this time I had been believing that these are Ajwain plants and that the Ajwain seeds come in a pod on such plants.

Jaasvand
English Name: Hibiscus (Flowering plant)
Regional Name: Jaswand
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.33pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Mogra
English Name: Arabian Jasmine
Regional Name: Mogra
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.33pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Lemon
English Name: Lemon
Regional Name: Limbu
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.34pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Rose
English Name: Rose
Regional Name: Gulaab
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.34pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Lemon Grass
English Name: Lemon Grass
Regional Name: Gavti Chaha
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.35pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Aloevera
English Name: Aloevera
Regional Name: Korfad
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.35pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Marigold
English Name: Marigold (Flowering plant)
Regional Name: Jhendu
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.36pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Curry leaves
English Name: Curry Leaves
Regional Name: Kadhipatta
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.37pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Gulchadi
English Name: Tuberose
Regional Name: Rajanigandha
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.37pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Neem
English Name: Margosa Tree
Regional Name: Neem, Kadulimba
Date and Time of Photograph: 17th August 2020, 1.39pm
Coordinates: 17.6781°N, 75.9100°E
Data Collector: Drishtant MK

Natives tell that the above Neem tree is more than 40years old. 40years can be easily recognised as that is when my family members started to reside here.

A thing which caught my attention here is that nearly six of these plants are flowering plants but none of them had a flower except a bud on the Jasmine Molle and Tuberose plants whose flowers are seen now.

Why aren’t other plants like Rose, Marigold, Jasmine and Hibiscus flowering? :thinking:

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