Elephant apple, Karambal, Karmal, Chalta, करंबल, करमल, चलता

Elephant apple, Karambal, Karmal, Chalta, करंबल, करमल, चलता

Scientific Name : Dillenia indica Family : Dilleniaceae Common Name : Elephant apple, Karambal, Karmal, Chalta, करंबल, करमल, चलता Description: A medium size tree with very beautiful foliage. Large flowers are mildly scented. Large fruits are used as vegetable. In drought-prone conditions the tree becomes leafless in winter. Native to India Propagation : Seeds, air layering Longevity...

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Noni fruit

Noni fruit

Scientific Name : Morinda citrifolia Family : Rubiaceae Common Name : Noni fruit Description: A large shrub or a small tree. It is resistant to saline winds on sea shores. The pulp of fruit is supposed to have medicinal properties. However, the fruit has offensive odor. Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Cup & saucer

Cup & saucer

Scientific Name : Breynia retusa Family : Euphorbiaceae Common Name : Cup & saucer Description: The red fruits of this plants resemble cup-saucer, hence the common name. It is an uncultivated large woody shrub. It is a drought resistant plant. Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings Longevity...

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Kamrakh, Karmal, Karambal, Star fruit

Kamrakh, Karmal, Karambal, Star fruit

Scientific Name : Averrhoa carambola Family : Oxalidaceae Common Name : Kamrakh, Karmal, Karambal, Star fruit Description: A small tree with fruits which are used for culinary purpose & also for medicinal uses. Its common name — ‘Star Fruit’ is due to its cross section, which resembles a star. Fruits grow on mature branches only. Propagation : Seeds, air layering, grafting Longevity...

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Not known

Not known

Scientific Name : Goniothalamus griffithii Family : Annonaceae Common Name : Not known Description: An evergreen tree. Native to Andamans, Burma. Other details not known. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Madras thorn, Vilayati Chinch, Vilayati Imli

Madras thorn, Vilayati Chinch, Vilayati Imli

Scientific Name : Pithecellobium dulce Family : Leguminosae Common Name : Madras thorn, Vilayati Chinch, Vilayati Imli Description: Sub Family: Mimosaceae.          A medium size tree with dense foliage. These plants can be used for making medium size to tall hedges. Spongy, white kernel from the pods, though not very tasty, is is edible. There is a variegated leaf variety. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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