Myroxylon balsamum (L.) Harms

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Toluifera balsamum L.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Branches drooping; Flowers white with yellowish spots on standard, in racemes arising from axils of leaves. Pods obliquely spathulate, winged, indehiscent with a single seed at apex. Seeds kidney shaped.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Native : San Salvador, Peru
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2
    • pp- 965.Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. balsamum. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

Creative Commons License
India Flora Online by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.