Saraca asoca

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Saraca asoca - Trees to about 9 m tall. Leaves with (1 -) 4 – 6 pairs of leaflets, subsessile; leaflets subcoriaceous, oblong to lanceolate, 3.5 – 25 X 1 – 9 cm, acute to acuminate at the apex, acute to rounded, rarely cordate at the base, glabrous on both surfaces. Inflorescence compact corymbose panicles, axillary and terminal. Fruit elliptic to oblong, glabrous, 4 – 8 seeded. Seeds ovoid, compressed.

Scientific Name Saraca asoca
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Ashoka tree
Local Name Ashoka (අශෝක) / Diya rathambala (දිය රතඹලා)
Sanskrit Name Ashoka
Conservation Status VU (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

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