literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Terminalia chebula Rets.

Vernacular Name: Harida, Haridra (O); Hara-taki (Beng.); Chebulic Myrobalan (E).

Medium-sised trees; bark grey or brown. Leaves sub-opposite, ovate or elliptic, silky-hairy when young, glabrous when mature; petioles with 2 glands near the top. Flowers whitish, densely villous within, in small terminal panicles. Drupes ellipsoid, often 5-ribbed.
Occasional in mixed forests; frequently planted in gardens.
Flowering : March - April
Fruiting : November - December