They are classified as xerophytes group which includes shrubs,thorny bushes, trees, creepers, herbs etc. The months of October to February is bloom time in desert. Some examples of beautiful flowers of desert.
Kair- Capparis dessidua- flame red flowers
Akda-Callotropis procera, purple to blue flowers
Rohida- Tecomella undulata, this is state flower of Rajasthan,beautiful hues of red & yellow
Mellon flower-also called blind love
Utakanta-Echinops echinatus, also called Kantaphala in Sanskrit, Shuliyo in Gujarati, Oont kantalo in Marwari. Flowers are blue to purple in colour.
By Rakesh Goswami
Images are the author’s self-contribution.