literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Tamarindus indica Linn.

Vernacular Name: Kainyan (O); Tentuli (O, Beng.); Imli, (H); Tomarind Tree (E).

Large tree. Leaflets 10-20 pairs, small, close, linear-oblong, base and apex obtuse. Flowers in lax drooping racemes. Petals yellow dotted with red. Pods linea- oblong, septate between seeds. Seeds reddish-brown, polished.
Occasionally planted in gardens and roadsides; often run wild.
Flowering : April - June
Fruiting : December - March