||Kigelia pinnata (Jacq.) DC.
||Red - Pink
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Fruit very unusual, sausage shaped, greyish-brown, heavily dotted with lenticels, Indehiscent.
||It Is A Medium To Large Tree, Up To 25 M In Height, Primarily Found In Wet Savannah Woodland Spreading Into Gallery Woodland And Along Rivers In Moist Forests
||Bark Grey, Generally Smooth In Large Specimens, Flaking In Thin, Round Patches.
|Distribution in Haryana
||Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Jhajjar, Kaithal, M. Garh, Mewat, Palwal, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa
||Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
|Description of Species
||Plant up to 20 m in height, with a dense rounded crown; bark grey, generally smooth in large specimens, flaking in thin, round patches. Leaves opposite, crowded near the ends of branches, compound. Flowers striking, red blood with heavy yellow veining on the outside, cup shaped, asymmetric, lax, pendulous sprays. Calyx shortly tubular with 2-5 ribbed lobes; corolla widely cup shaped with 5 broad spreading lobes; stamens 4, slightly protruding beyond the mouth of the corolla tube; ovary 1-chambered. Fruit very unusual, sausage shaped.
|| Leaves opposite, crowded near the ends of branches, compound.