Samudraphal, Fish-killer tree, Fish-poison tree, Fish-poison wood, Freshwater mangrove

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Samudraphal, Fish-killer tree, Fish-poison tree, Fish-poison wood, Freshwater mangrove
Scientific Name : Barringtonia racemosa
Family : Lecythidaceae
Common Name : Samudraphal, Fish-killer tree, Fish-poison tree, Fish-poison wood, Freshwater mangrove
Description:
A medium size evergreen tree. It is found in coastal swamp forests and on the edges of estuaries in the Indian Ocean. Resistant to saline conditions. Native to India.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial

 

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