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Sapindaceae (soapberry family) » Schleichera oleosa

SCHLE-eye-cher-uh -- named for J. C. Schleicher, Swiss botanist oh-lee-OS-uh -- meaning, oily or rich in oil

commonly known as: Ceylon oak, honey tree, lac tree, macassar oil tree • Gujarati: કુસુમ kusum • Hindi: कुसुम kusum, कुसुम्ब kusumb • Kannada: chakota, sagade • Konkani: कोसिंब kosimb • Malayalam: ദൂതളം duuthalam, പൂവം puuvam, പൂവണം puuvanam • Marathi: कोशिंब koshimb, कुसुंब kusumb • Sanskrit: कुसुंभ kusumbha • Tamil: கொஞ்சி konchi, கும்பாதிரி kumpatiri • Telugu: kosangi

Native to: India, Sri Lanka, southeast Asia

References: Flowers of IndiaForestry Compendium

Source Kusum (Hindi: कुसुम)
Author Dinesh Valke from Thane, India
Camera location19° 17′ 47.63″ N, 72° 54′ 40.62″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo


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