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There are more than 1000 variety of various plants planted in and around Nehru Centre premises consisting of very rare trees as per the list below. Nature loving people taking the tour of horticulture is also become popular in recent times. Aim is to introduce various trees to the children explaining their uses and properties.

Plant List – Nehru Centre, Worli.

Sr. No.
Common Name
Botanical Name
Local Name
1
Parijatak Nyctanthes arbortystis Parijatak
2
Indian Laburnum Cassia fistula Amaltas
3
Tamarind Tamarinds indica Chinch<
4
Umber Ficus glomerata Umber
5
Child life/Lucky been tree Putranjiva roxburghii Putranjiva
6
Ashoka/Mast tree Polyalthia iongifolia ‘Pendula’ Ashoka
7
Kasood Tree Cassia siamea Kashid
8
Neem Azadirachta indica Kaduneem
9
Mango Mangifera indica Amba
10
Areca palm Chryslidocarpus Iutescens
11
Pomegranate Punica granatum Dalimb
12
Hibiscus Hibiscus rosa sinensis
13
Jamun Syzygium Cumini Jambhul
14
Gardenia Gardenia jasminoides Anant
15
Corn Plant/dracaena Dracaena fragrance ‘Victorie’
16
X-mas tree Araucaria cokii
17
Heliconia Heliconia psittacorum
18
Custard apple Annona squamosal Sitaphal
19
Lagerstomia/Pride of India Lagerstomia speciosa Jarul
20
Champa Michelia champaka Son Chafa
21
Costus Costus sp. Pev

Central Plant

Sr. No.
Common Name
Botanical Name
Local Name
1
Night Jasmine Nyctanthes arbortrystis Parijatak
2
Kentia palm Howea fosteriana
3
Kamini/ Chinease box Murraya exotica Kamini
4
Canna Canna sp. Kardal
5
Croton petra Codiaeum variegatum ‘Petra’
6
Croton Codiaeum variegatum
7
Acalypha Acalypha wilkesiana
8
Bougainvillea Bougainvillea
9
Nimbu Citrus Limon Limbu
10
Syngonium Syngonium sp.
11
Guava Psidium guajava Peru
12
Tapioca Manihot esculentus
13
Arelia Green Arelia sp. Zipri
14
Begonia Begonia rex
15
Adenium / Desert Rose Adenium obesum
16
Aglaonema lipstic Aglaonema sp.
17
Episcia Episcia
18
Chlorophytum / Spider plant Chlorophytum comosum
19
Money Plant Epipremnum aureum
20
Green Champa Artabotrys odoratissima Hirva Chafa
21
Bael Aegle marmalos Bel

From the gate

Sr. No.
Common Name
Botanical Name
Local Name
1
Sontakka Hedychium coronarium Sontakka
2
Banana Musa paradisica Kel
3
Jasmine Creeper Jasminum auriculatum Kund
4
Pentas Pentas lanceolatus
5
Nerium Nerium oleander Kanher
6
Papaya   Papai
7
Devil’s Tree Alstonia scholaris Satvin
8
Coconut palm Cocos nucifera Naral
9
Rain Tree Samanea saman Parjanyavriksha
10
Drumstick Moringa oleifera Shevga
11
Karanj / Indian beech Pongamia pinnata Karanj
12
Banyan Ficus benghalensis Vad
13
Indian cork Tree Millingtonia hortensis Buch
14
Gulmohar Delonix regia Gulmohar
15
Calliandra / Powdwr puff Calliandra hybrid

Potted Plants

Sr. No.
Common Name
Botanical Name
Local Name
1
Hemigraphis Hemigraphis colorata
2
Episcia Episcia cupreata
3
Schefflera green Schefflera arboricola
4
Spathiphyllum Spathiphyllum wallissii
5
Cordyline Cordyline  terminalis ‘Mahatma’
6
Draceaca Golden Draceaca sanderiana
7
Ixora mini red Ixora chinensis
8
Justecia Justecia genderosa

Front Side

Sr. No.
Common Name
Botanical Name
Local Name
1
Mussaenda Red, White & Pink Mussaenda erythrophylla

Nursery

Sr. No.
Common Name
Botanical Name
Local Name
1
Clitoria creeper Clitoria terneata Gokarna
2
Kokum Garcinia indica
3
Carambola / Star fruit Averrhoa carambola Kamrak
4
Tejpatta Cinnamonum zeylanica Dalchini
5
Ixora Ixora singaporensis
6
Tabebuia Tabebuia Pallida
7
Brassaia Brassaia actinophylla
8
Curryleaf Murraya koenigii Kadipatta
9
Adulsa Adathoda vasica Adulsa
10
Jackfruit Artocarpus heterophylla Phanas

Behind Nehru Centre

Sr. No.
Common Name
Botanical Name
Local Name
1
Karanj Pongamia pinnata
2
Casurina Casurina equisettifolia
3
Sterculia / Dung Tree Sterculia foetida
4
Bakul Mimusops elengii Bakul
5
Undi Calophyllum inophyllum Undi