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Indian Kino Tree

Bijaka



Indian Kino Tree grows in hilly regions throughout the Deccan Peninsula, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Orissa. The plant is moderate-sized to large and is a deciduous tree. The bark is grey, rough, longitudinally fissured and scaly. The older trees exude a blood red gum-resin. The flowers occur in large panicles and the pods are orbicular, flat and winged. An aqueous infusion of the wood is said to be of use in diabetes.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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