Lemon

Lemon Botanical Name: Citrus limon (Linn.) Bunn. f. Common Name: Lime, Nimbu (Hindi), Elumichai (Tamil), Jambira (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ The fruit is an emblem of…

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Large Sebesten

Large Sebesten Botanical Name: Cordia myxa Linn. Common Name: Large sebesten, Lasora (Hindi), Uddhala (Tamil), Sleshmataka (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ In the epic Ramayana, is mentioned…

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Kadamb

Kadamb Botanical Name: Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq. Common Name: Kadam, Kadamb (Hindi), Vellaikadambu (Tamil), Kadamba (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout the Western ghats In Religion and Mythology​ The Kadam tree is popularly…

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Ink-nut tree

Ink-nut tree Botanical Name: Terminalia chebula Retz. Common Name: Ink-nut tree, Harra (Hindi), Kaddukai (Tamil), Haritaki (Sanskrit) Distribution: Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, Central India and South India In Religion and…

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Indian Siris

Indian Siris Botanical Name: Albizzia lebbeck Linn. Common Name: Indian Siris, Siris (Hindi), Vaagai (Tamil), Shireesha (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ It is associated with Lord Shiva…

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Indian Persimon

Indian Persimon Botanical Name: Diospyrus peregrine Common Name:Indian Persimon, Gaabh (Hindi), Panichikha (Tamil), Tinduka (Sanskrit) Distribution: West Bengal, South India and Sub-Himalayan tracts In Religion and Mythology​ The tree is…

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Indian Medlar

Indian Medlar Botanical Name: Mimusops elengi Linn. Common Name: Indian Medlar, Bakul (Hindi), Mahilam (Tamil), Bakula (Sanskrit) Distribution: Deccan Peninsula In Religion and Mythology​ The Bakula tree is associated with…

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