||Echites scholaris Linn.
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Upto 900 m
||Fruit ,30 - 60 cm long and 0.3 cm in diameter, cylindric, pendulous in clusters, become completely averted after dehiscence
||Moist deciduous forests and sacred groves, also in the plains
||Taiwan, Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia
||Bark grey rough and yellowish from inside, branches whorled, young branches lenticellate, when he bark is injured a milky juice comes out
|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
||Whorled (leaves in groups of 3 or more along stem)
|Description of Species
||Trees upto 35 m tall, glabrous. Bark gray, branchlets copiously lenticellate. Leaves in whorls of 3–10, leaf blade narrowly obovate to very narrowly spatulate, leathery, base cuneate, apex usually rounded; Cymes dense, pubescent, peduncle 4–7 cm. Pedicel usually as long as or shorter than calyx. Corolla white, tube; lobes broadly ovate or broadly obovate,Fruit follicles distinct, linear, Seeds oblong, margin ciliate, ends with tufts of hairs.
||4 - 7 in whorls, coriaceous, oblong - lanceolate, obtuse or bluntly acuminate, dark green above, pale and covered with whitish bloom beneath, base tapering, main nerves numerous, nearly horizontal, parallel, uniting in an intramarginal nerve