A collection of safe and effective home remedies and herbal cures from Ayurveda .

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Image of Butea monosperma - Palash tree

Flame of the forest-Dhak tree-image released into the public domain by author Madhavi Madhurakavi.

This is a picture of a young tree.The tree can grow up to 20 ft in height.
 Do click on the image for a higher resolution .
Each leaf comes with 3 leaflets .The flowers are beautiful and bloom in clusters and are shaded orange-red.The flowers have 5 petals and 2 of them are smaller and curved giving it a beak like appearance so it is also called  the ' Parrot tree' .

Palash tree in Hindi

Moduga-Palasa in Telugu
Palas / Palasa  in many other Indian Languages.

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