Botanic Guru

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Botanic Guru Plant reference presents a quick pictorial, name, classification, origin, characteristic and care requirements to plants. The reference arranges the plants according to their growth habits and uses. Scientific names are given emphasis in the arrangements of material in this website as the former is the worldwide system for communicating identity of plants and animals.

A plant is classified as climber if it display a growth form based on long stems and often require a physical support to grow. A shrub is a low height woody or herbaceous plant. The orchid family members are shrubs that we had decided to classify differently. Trees have woody stems, or trunks, and are generally higher than 2.4 meters (8 feet) when mature. Some of the commercial fruit trees are separately classified as fruits. Start by clicking on the images.