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Dinesh Valke

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2 Jan 2011, 2:57:49 pm02/01/11
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Dilleniaceae (dillenia family) » Dillenia pentagyna
Synonyms: Dillenia baillonii, Dillenia floribunda


dil-LEN-ee-uh -- named for Johann Jacob Dillen, German botanist and physician
pen-ta-GY-na -- from the Greek pente (five) and gyne (woman, ovary)


commonly known as: dog teak, five-carpelled simpoh, Nepalese elephant apple • Assamese: okshi • Bengali: বন চালতা ban chalta • Gujarati: કરમલ karmal • Hindi: करमल karmal • Kannada: ಕಾಡು ಕಣಿಗಲು kaadu kanigalu • Khasi: dieng soh bar • Konkani: लहान करमल lahan karmal • Malayalam: കുടപ്പുന്ന kutapunna, പട്ടിപ്പുന്ന pattippunna, വാഴപ്പുന്ന vaazhappunna • Marathi: पिवळा करमळ piwala karmal • Mizo: kaihzawl, kawrthing-dengte • Nepalese: राम फल ram phal, तानतारी tantari • Oriya: railgatcho • Sanskrit: अक्षिकीफल aksikiphal, पुन्नाग punnaga • Tamil: நாய்த்தேக்கு nay-t-tekku, புன்னை வகை punnai vakai • Telugu: చిన్న కళింగ chinna kalinga, రేవడ revada


Native to: China, India, Indomalesia


Edible use (WILD):
... ripe / unripe fruit (as FRUIT / VEGETABLE) ... Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine



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