Succulents

Succulents or sometimes also referred to as fat plants, are the plants possess some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy having the ability to retain water in their stems, leaves or roots allowing them to adjust to adverse climates, seasons and locations. Succulence is a morphological concept derived from the latin word 'succus' meaning sap. Depending on the location of water storage tissues they are termed as leaf succulent, stem succulent, root succulent etc. The storage organ may contain considerable quantity of sap and are therefore, fleshy.

Various Succulents species recorded from the Gandhinagar city are 23.