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Madhuca longifolia

Madhuca longifolia a large evergreen tree with a dense spreading
Botanical Name
Madhuca longifolia
Common Name
South indian mahua, Mowra butter tree
M. longifolia (Koenig) Macb. syn. Bissia longifolia Koenig
Collection Locale
Tropical plains, INDIA
upto 5500 ft
Seed Collection period
July - Aug.
Seed Longevity
Short Lived (1-6 Months)
Seed Purity
Seed Treatment
Usual Germination
Timber, Fuel, Fruit, Edible flowers, Oil, Fodder
Seed Counts per KG

General Description:

Madhuca longifolia a large evergreen tree with a dense spreading crown found in south India. Bark grey to dark brown, scaly, leaves clustered near ends of branches, linear-lanceolate, 7.5 - 12.5 cm. x 2.5 - 4.5 cm., tapering towards base, glabrouds when mature; flowers in dense clusters near ends of branches, many, small; calyx rusty pubescent; corolla tubular, fleshy, pale yellow, c. 1.5 cm. long, aromatic, acducous; berries ovoid, c. 5cm. long, yellow when ripe; seeds usually 1-2, compressed,  yellow shining. M. longifolia replaces M. indica in South India and is frequently met with in cultivation especially as an avenue tree.      

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