literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Naringi Crenulata (Roxb.) Nicolson (Syn: Hesperethusa Crenult (Roxb)M. Boem

Vernacular Name: Benta, Baintha, Ranabael (O); Beli (H).

Small tree with 1 -2 axillary spines; branchlets pubescent. Leaf rachis and petiole jointed and winged; leaflets 5-7, opposite, elliptic or elliptic-ovate, crenulate, glabrous, base cuneate, gland- dotted. Flowers white or yellowish, small, long-pedicelled, 4-merous, in very short, close racemes, mostly from leafless axils. Berry globose, black when ripe, bitter in taste.

Common in scrub jungles and dry forests.

Flowering : April - June
Fruiting : Ripens Nov. - December