Parmentiera cereifera Seem.

    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : BIGNONIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Parmentiera cereifera Seem.
  • Common name : Candle Tree
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Bark rough; leaves with winged petiole, leaflets-3. Flowers bell shaped. Fruits cylindrical, pendant, borne on the trunk.
  • Flower, Fruit : November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
  • Native : Panama
  • Literature : Personal observation by K. Sankara Rao from Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. cereifera. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.

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