Common Trees
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www.flowersofindia.net

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Common Trees ---by  H.Santapau


English Names: royal poinciana, flamboyant tree, gold mohar, flame tree, peacock flower
Indian Names:  गुलमोहर, गुलतोरा

Botanical Name: Delonix regia Raf.              (Naturalized)





            Indian Name: असेटी, धौला, आल  

Botanical Name: Morinda pubescens  Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)English Name: Indian Mulberry, Morinda tree  

(Native)


Indian Names: सोनबहावा, अमलताश     English Name: Golden shower                      Botanical Name: Cassia Fistula                                                                                                       (Native)

Parts used : Fruits & Bark    

Habitat : Almost found everwhere including in valleys upto 1200 m in Himalayas.

Uses :Pulp from fruits called “Cessia pulp” is a well known Laxative. Bark of tree is rich in tannins.


Botanical Name: Dalbergia melaxylon      Indian Name: पतंगी  (Introduced)


Indian Name: आकाशनीम, बूच, कावल निम्ब                       English Name: Indian Cork Tree, Jasmine Tree                         Botanical Name: Millingtonia hortensis                     Family:Bignoniaceae (Jacaranda family)                             Details:  http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides  Native           

 


Indian Name: शिरीष         English Name: Indian Rain Tree  (Native)                                     Botanical Name: Albizia lebbeck                                                      Details:http://sliceoftheday.wordpress.com/2008/01/31/siris-tree-albizia-lebbeck/



Indian Name: चिरबिल्व, पापडी, वावळ                           English Name: Monkey Biscuit Tree                         Botanical Name: Holoptelea integrifolia planch.              (Native)


Family: Arecaceae    English Name: Palm Tree             Details: http://junglemusic.net/palms/index.htm               Native


Indian Name: चंदन, गंध, श्रीगंध, मलयज, संधानम, गंधापु                    Native                     English Name: Sandalwood Tree       Botanical Name: Santalum Album                             Details: http://www.isibang.ac.in/~bhat/Sandal.html


English Name:Copper Pod Tree, yellow flamboyant tree                                                Indian Name: ताम्रशिंगी Family:leguminoceae              Introduced                                     Botanical Name:Peltophorum   Pterocarpum                                                                 Details:  http://www.hindu.com/mp/2004/05/20/stories/2004052001530200.htm              http://www.tropilab.com/copperpodtree.html


English Name: Wild Tamarind, White Babool,  Lead tree                                                                   Indian Name: सुबाभुळ, सफ़ैद बबूल                        Botanical Name: Leucaena leucocephala                                                     Family: Fabaceae (pea family)         Introduced

Details:  http://planning.up.nic.in/innovations/inno3/fw/subabul.htm      

 www.tribuneindia.com/2002/20021104/agro.htm                     


English Name:Saman, Rain Tree, Monkey Pod   Indian Name: विलायती शिरीष                           Family:Fabaceae                                                Botanical Name: Albizia saman                         Details:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samanea_saman       

Introduced

Photo courtsey:-  deepakg.blogspot.com                                        



Indian Name:अशोक, आंगनप्रिया, हेमपुष्प                   Botanical Name: Saraca Indica                             Family:Fabaceae     Native 

                                   

 



Details: http://www.sriaurobindosociety.org.in/flrarch/flroct01.htm  

http://www.saraca-indica.com/http://www.aes.ac.in/es/science/tree/MAST_tree.html



English Name: Indian Tree of Heaven        Indian Name: महानिंब, महारुख, वारूळ  Botanical Name:   Ailanthus excelsa Roxb  

 Family: Simaroubaceae (Quassia family)       Native     

 


English Name: White Rainbow Shower Tree                  Botanical name: Cassia x nealiae             

Family: Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar family)                                                                       Rainbow Shower Tree is a hybrid between Amaltas (Cassia fistula) and Java cassia (Cassia javanica).

  Introduced  


Indian Name: शंकासुर, गुलेतूरा                          English Name: Peacock Flower, Pride of Barbados, Dwarf poinciana                                             Botanical name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima           Family: Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar family) Native    


Indian Name: फणशी, Dhobin,Satpuria Native        Botanical name: Dalbergia lanceolaria L.f.      Family: Laguminosae