[efloraofindia:35337] Terminalia cuneata

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Padmini Raghavan

May 19, 2010, 2:24:28 PM5/19/10
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(The name does not sound as friendly as T. arjuna.)
 It is blooming in Chennai now.
Padmini Raghavan.

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tanay bose

May 20, 2010, 6:06:23 AM5/20/10
to Padmini Raghavan, indiantreepix

Terminalia cuneata

A tree, 15-25 m tall, with dark brown, often longitudinally cracked, exfoliating in woody scales, ovate or elliptic leaves with a pair of large glands at the top of the petiole, yellowish-white flowers, in terminal spikes and ellipsoidal, obovoid or ovoid, yellow to orange-brown fruits, becoming 5-ribbed on drying and containing hard, pale yellow seeds.
Useful part

Mature & immature fruits, bark

Medicinal Uses

wounds, ulcers, inflammations, stomach disorders, worm infestations, bleedings, jaundice, liver & spleen disorders, hiccough, cough, asthma, urinary disorders, headache, eye diseases, abdominal diseases, scrotal enlargement, seminal defects, fainting, epilepsy, intermittent fevers, cardiac disorders, filaria, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, dandruff, skin diseases, leprosy, nervous disorders, general debility, semen coagulantion, piles, dental caries, purgative, tonic

Major chemical constituents

β-sitosterol, chebulin, anthraquinone glycoside, terchebin, tetrachebulin, vitamin C, chebulinic & tannic acid, arachidic, palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic & behenic acids, 2-a-hydroxymicromeric acid, maslinic acid, 2-α -hydroxyursolic acid

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Balkar Arya

May 20, 2010, 11:56:54 AM5/20/10
to tanay bose, Padmini Raghavan, indiantreepix
Good Photos and Info Padmini Ji and Tanay


Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
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