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