Terminalia paniculata

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Name and publication

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


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.