Terminalia paniculata

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Name and publication

Terminalia paniculata Roth, Nov. pl. sp. 383 (1821).

Description

Fruits of T. paniculata are sold in the potpourri trade as “mini arjun.” These winged drupes resemble tiny caterpillars, 2-3 cm long x 8-12 mm wide, each with 4-5 wings about 5 mm wide, frequently shredded with processing.

Nativity and distribution

Terminalia paniculata is native to India.

Family

Combretaceae