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Thursday, January 31, 2019

9 Amazing Facts About Plants | Freaky Fact

                  9 Amazing Facts About Plants 

It is quite amazing to be believed, that land plants had evolved on Earth by about 700 million years ago. 
Plants and trees have a very valuable place in human life as we get our daily needed resources from plants in form of medicine, pabulum, food etc.

9 Amazing Fact About Plant


We are going to unboxing such facts about plants that will amaze you.


1. Amazingly, the world has over 50 000 edible plants. Just three of them, rice, maize, and wheat, provide 60 % of the world's food energy intake. 
9 Amazing Fact About Plant


2. It is quite amazing but, Plants cover about 30 percent of Earth's land surface and Forests cover 30 percent of the Earth's land.
9 Amazing Fact About Plant


3. Amazingly there are more than a quarter million species of flowering plants, and they show tremendous diversity. Almost all flowering plants fall into one of three major groups: monocots, eudicots, or magnolids.
 Amazing Facts About Plants


4There are over 40,000 different plant species that provide shalter to approximately 2.5  million insect species in the Amazon rainforest.
 Amazing Facts About Plants



5Coral reefs provide food to millions of humans. Some estimates say that over 1 billion people depend on food from coral reefs. They provide a safe habitat to many species of the sea. To know more about coral reef visit the link(coral reefs)
 Amazing Facts About Plants


6Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic flowering plants. The flowers have a penetrating, repulsive smell like rotting meat, Rafflesia arnoldii is the largest individual flower on earth. The flower can have a diameter of up to 106 cm. and can weigh up to 10 kg. 
Amazing Facts About Plants


6. Tulsi (Holy Basil) is very important medicinal herbs . Tulsi is used in the treatment of various diseases such as it is used in case of insect bite, fever, cardiac diseases, skin
disorders, gynecological disorders, respiratory problems, etc.
Amazing Facts About Plants


7.Amazing but true that Ricinus communis, plant is the current holder of the Guinness Book of World Records title for world's most poisonous plant.
Amazing Facts About Plants


8A tree can absorb as much as 21.7 liter of carbon dioxide per year and can sequester 1 ton of carbon dioxide by the time it reaches 40 years old.
Amazing Facts About Plants

9.In India, there is a Banyan Tree which is believed to be that during the Mahabharata war, Shri Krishna gave knowledge of 'Gita' to Arjuna under this tree. The devotees from all over the country come to see this tree. In time, the existence of this tree was in danger. Later, the FRI scientists have corrected it by giving treatment.
Amazing Facts About Plants



10Marijuana which is a type of drug plant, In India it has been used since as early as 2000 BCE. According to the United Nations, 158.8 million people around the world use marijuana.
Amazing Facts About Plants



I hope this article helps you to know more about Plants and also increase your general knowledge. If you like this post then plz share this post and share your view about this post in comment box.

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