literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Calophyllum inophyllum Linn.

Vernacular Name: Poonang, Polang (O); Sultana champa (Beng., H); Alexandrian lourel (E).

Medium-sised tree; branches glabrous, young ones tetragonous. Leaves broadly elliptic-oblong or obovate, apex obtuse, rounded or emarginate, coriaceous, shining on both sides, midrib prominent below. Racemes axillary, few-flowered. Flowers white, fragrant, polygamous; sepals and petals 4 each. Ovary depressed-globose. Drupe yellow when ripe, globose, pericarp pulpy.

Frequently planted in gardens and road sides.

Flowering : March - June &  October - November

Fruiting  : October - November &  April - May