Kakad, Kuruk

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Kakad, Kuruk
Scientific Name : Garuga pinnata
Family : Burseraceae
Common Name : Kakad, Kuruk
A medium size, deciduous tree of which fruit is used as an additive in cooking wild Amorphophallus flowers as vegetable. Without the use of this fruit, a lot of irritation is caused in throat. Quite often the leaves get galls, caused by an insect. The galls resemble small, red fruits. Native to India.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennail