Bio: I am a Post Graduate in Botany from Mysore University. I have been in teaching profession for the last twenty five years. I have a reasonably fair knowledge of Horticulture in general and Floriculture in particular. I have extensively studied about the flora and gathered a large quantum of data on medicinal plants and garden flora. I have reasonable expertise in taxonomy and also had an opportunity once to explore the flora of The Himalayan region flora existing at Gurez Valley and Razdan Pass at about 11,ooo to 12,000 feet. This site is intended to be a source of information on flowering plants – garden plants and medicinal plants. I intend to lodge all the related information in this site and also intending to share similar information with other knowledgeable persons.