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Elaeocarpus sphaericus is the botanical or scientific name for this tree from where the Rudrasksha comes from.
The seeds from the fruits those are used to make rosaries and necklaces for prayer and meditation mainly used by Hindus and Buddhists.
Elaeocarpus sphaericus is mainly native to India, Nepal and Indonesia (Java). However they are also found in Taiwan, Philippines, Australia, Papau New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Calcedona and Vanuatu.
The wood in used for building timber, light construction, carpentry, joinery, shingles, woodware, furniture, veneer, boats, light wood based artifacts, plywood, plane propellers.