Common name: Wild Guava, Ceylon Oak, Patana Oak • Hindi: कुम्भी Kumbhi • Marathi: कुम्भा Kumbha • Tamil: Aima, Karekku, Puta-tanni-maram. PDF | Careya arborea Roxb. (Lecythidaceae) is a significant medicinal plant known as kumbhi in Ayurveda. Though, most of the plant parts are. Careya arborea is a species of tree in the Lecythidaceae family, native to the Indian Subcontinent, Afghanistan, and Indochina.[3] It is known as Kumbhi in Hindi.

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The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Nicol, bookseller, London: Or, Login with your user account:. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: Kindly help identify this medium tree.

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Fruit berry, globose 2 – 3 inch long with numerous seed. Careya arborea Careya arborea [1] Scientific classification Kingdom: Wild Guava is a medium sized deciduous tree, up to 20 m tall, the leaves of which turn red in the cold season. Your comments The flower labeled Wild Guava is Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Yes this one is Careya arborea also known as ” Bandar Laddu “.


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First report of three redlisted tree species from swampy relics of Goa State, India Desc: Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic acreya, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Retrieved from ” https: Bark surface flaking in thin strips, fissured, dark grey; crown spreading.

Sepals are 4, petals 4, free. Bombax Insigne – efloraofindia Google Groups. Macrofungi in the lateritic scrub jungles of carsya India Desc: A small decidouous tree.

Details of some important contributors. The Ordnance Department, when searching for a wood suitable for fuses to be used instead of the English beech, were recommended to try this wood, and did so, pronouncing it in every way suitable for the purpose. The present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Observation specific search options Observed during. An astringent gum exudes from the fruit and stem, and the bark is made into coarse cordage.

Fruit in Narsapur, Medak districtIndia. Loc – Thane dist, Maharashtra.

V, Careya arborea Roxb. Sepals are 4, petals 4, free. Syzigium cumini still in flowering.


I think I have not seen the red colour that bright in whatever flowers I have seen here in Western ghats. On point of fact it should fareya obvious that the flowers of Bombax insigne with their greater number of stamens more closely resembles those of Careya arborea than do Bombax ceiba. The bark, flowers, juices and fruit are considered medicinal.

Careya arboreafor sharing and validation: Glochidion ellipticum lost fruits but still flowering. Data related to Careya arborea at Wikispecies. Flowers are yellow or white in colour that become large green berries. qrborea

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In colonial times arbroea India, the fibrous bark of this tree was found to be an ideal substitute for Beech bark as matches for matchlocks. Seedling with hypogeal germination; cotyledons absent seed containing a swollen hypocotyl ; shoot with scales at the first few nodes. A rich haul from kumara paravatha trek – indiantreepix Google Groups. The tree grows throughout India in forests and grasslands.