Plants

Flamingo Flower

Introduction / परिचय

Flamingo Flower is mainly a native plant of America continent where it is widely found from Mexico to Argentina and Caribbean countries. With time, it is now grown everywhere in the world, its other common names are Flamingo Flower, Tail Flower, Laceleaf etc. The red colored flower you see in this plant is not actually a flower. Flowers emerge only on the spadix and these flowers are very small, overall you will see it like a stick. Around this the leaf keeps its place in red or other color.

English Name:Flamingo flower
Hindi Name:राजहंस फूल (Raajahans Phool)
Scientific Name:Anthurium
Family:Araceae
Kingdom:Plantae
Light :Direct Sunlight
Height:12 - 18 inches
Flower Color :White, Pink, Red, or Lavender
Foliage Color :Yellow - Green or Variegated Green
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Varieties / किस्मे

Classification of Plants/ पौधों का वर्गीकरण

History / इतिहास

The flamingo flower is known by many names such as anthurium, tailflower and flamingo flower. There is a group of about 1,000 species of flamingo flower. Flamingo flower requires bright indirect light, if direct sunlight falls, then flowers and leaves wither, in winter season it should be given less water because at this time the plant does not grow much. It is also easily planted in this plant. Let us tell you that the name Anthurium is derived from a Greek word which means tailflower. The name Anthurium flower was formed from two Greek words, anthos and ora, which in English refer to the flowering tail.

Uses and Benefits / उपयोग एवं फायदे

Anthurium plant is also included in the list of air purifying plants. Anthurium plant is a symbol of long lasting love and friendship. Anthurium is a beautiful evergreen plant known for its gorgeous flowers. Anthurium plant creates a wonderful atmosphere in the house

How to Grow Plant / कैसे उगाएं

Prepare a mixture of 60% soil, 20% sand, 20 dung manure, then after planting this plant, give some water pulses so that it gets set in it. Keep this plant in bright indirect light, if direct sunlight is applied to the flowers and leaves, then it will wither, do not add much water, otherwise there is a risk of damage to the roots.

How to Take Care/ देखभाल कैसे करे

Soil sand should be mixed to avoid damage to the roots, when the plant becomes old, roots also start coming from the stems, if you want, you can cut these roots and separate them. When its flowers are dry, you can separate it by cutting it with scissors.

Interesting Facts / रोचक तथ्य

  • Anthurium is a genus of about 1,000 species.
  • Anthurium plant does not bloom in winter
  • The spathe looks like a flower but it is not a flower but a shield like leaf. The spathe can come in many colors, such as pink, orange and white. Its function is to protect the spadix.

Warning / चेतावनी

All parts of the anthurium plant are harmful. The juice extracted from it can cause skin irritation. So keep the Anthurium plant away from pets or small children.

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