literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Tectona grandis Linn.f.

Vernacular Name: Saguan (O, H); Segun (Beng.); Teak (E).

Large deciduous trees; branches 4- angled, tawny stellate-tomentose. Leaves large, elliptic or obovate, scabrid above, stellate-tomentose beneath. Flowers white, short pedicelled, in large, erect, terminal panicles; calyx large, inflated in fruit. Drupe sub-globose, 4-lobed, with a thick spongy covering.
Widely planted in forests and also in gardens.
Flowering : July - August
Fruiting : November - January