Garg ji and Tiwari ji,
Here are links to over 80 recent research articles on Chironji.
and 45 pictures
On Feb 22, 8:02 am, "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com
> Thanks, Tiwari ji for posting this new tree.
> Also called *Chironji or Char (Buchanania lanzan, family :
> Anacardiaceae),*here is very good inf. in the
> *Research Note by Sh Pankaj Oudhia,* one of our members at link:http://www.botanical.com/site/column_poudhia/164_char.html
. I will recommend
> it for interesting reading for state of this tree & its linkages with the
> people in Chhattisgarh & its medicinal uses.
> In the link below from Betul forest circle, one can see the pictures of the
> try as well as green & ripe fruit:http://images.google.co.in/imgres?imgurl=http://www.betulforestcircle.
> On 2/22/08, kaysat tiwari <kaysat...@gmail.com
> > Dear All,
> > At present this tree is in flower here.
> > Its fruits are small green turn violet blue when ripe. Seed cover hard.
> > Seed used as dry fruit called chironji.
> > Satyendra
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