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Date published: 08/03/2016
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Plant File app provides detailed information of the plants like height, atmosphere, disease, growth type, region of origin, etc. The app helps from gardening enthusiasts to professional horticulturists in growing and taking care of their valuable plants. Every detail helps in keeping the plant healthy for long life. The app contains a huge database of over 3,500 species and 6000 cultivars to avail the information.

The Client

Having 20 years of experience in different industries, client is a professional horticulturist who launched the concept of PlantFile in 2000. The app was a response to a request made by a consumer to have a platform that showcases all vital information about the plants. The app became useful for all plant lovers who wanted instant information about the plants.

Core requirements were:

  • Facility to search plants information using its botanical and common name
  • Advanced search facility to find plants by its origin, climate, image etc.
  • Give detailed information of the plant like its region of origin, disease etc.
  • Bookmark favorite plant
  • Import favorite plant list from another user
  • Dictionary to explain plants definition
  • Ability to update plant database

The Solution

We combined our client’s requirement with our thought process to develop an iPlantFile app for iPhone. The entire focus was on presenting the large number of plants information. We took special care in maintaining the database and that the user can anytime update their app to get the latest list of plants. The app is an ultimate guide for everyone who wanted to know the right way of cultivating a plant and take care of it.

Major features were:

  • Smart search facility to search plant with its botanic, common name, region of origin and growth type
  • Facilitated an Advanced search to find a plant by its leaf, flower and fruit
  • An overview of plant and also included detailed information about plants disease and pest
  • Facilitated to bookmark a plant as favorite and ability to import bookmarked favorite plants of another user
  • Availed a Dictionary to display definitions of all plants
  • Facilitated to download updated plants detail