||Aegle marmelos var. mahurensis Zate
||Wood apple, Bael
|English / Trade Name
||Bengal Quince, Stone Apple, Bael Tree, Indian Bael, Holy Fruit Tree
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up To1200 M
||Berry globose or ovoid, woody, (larger in cultivated forms). Seeds embedded in a clear mucilage and yellow, sweety aromatic pulp.
||Evergreen and semievergreen forest, also widely cultiveted
||India and Sri Lanka; Widely cultivated in South East Asia, Malaysia, Tropical Africa and The United States
||Bark is buish–grey, soft, with irregular furrows on the younger branches, spines 1-2
|Distribution in Haryana
||Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat, Yamuna Nagar
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Small or medium-sized tree; spines 1-2, axillary, strong; Leaf compound, leaflets ovate, ovate-lanceolate or elliptic,terminal one larger, entire or crenulate, acuminate or obtuse, glabrous, base cuneate or rounded. Flowers white or greenish-white, in very numerous lateral and subterminal simple panicles, appearing with the new leaves. Berry globose or ovoid, woody, (larger in cultivated forms). Seeds embedded in a clear mucilage and yellow, sweety aromatic pulp.
||Leaf compound, leaflets ovate, ovate-lanceolate or elliptic,terminal one larger, entire or crenulate, acuminate or obtuse, glabrous, base cuneate or rounded.