Simaroubaceae: Quassia indica (Gaertn.) Noot.

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Pankaj Kumar

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13-Feb-2011, 9:02:47 am13/02/11
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Quassia indica ( Gaertn.) Noot. Blumea xi. 517 (1963).

Basionym: Samadera indica Gaertn. Fruct. Sem. Pl. ii. 352. t. 156. (1790 - 1792)

Family: Simaroubaceae.
Location: TBGRI, Thiruvananthapuram.

Couldnt find much information on this.

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Anand Kumar Bhatt

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13-Feb-2011, 9:07:32 am13/02/11
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Is it not the Lakshmi taru which is encouraged
 by Sri Sri Ravishanker?
ak
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Pankaj Kumar

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13-Feb-2011, 1:10:36 pm13/02/11
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I have no idea in this regard.
Pankaj

Vijayasankar

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13-Feb-2011, 1:24:52 pm13/02/11
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As far as I know, Simarouba glauca, an oil yielding tree, is known as Lakshmi Taru, Sorka Maram and Paradise tree.

http://www.svlele.com/simarouba.htm
http://www.righthealth.com/topic/Simarouba
 
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