literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Polyalthia cerasoides (Roxb.) Bedd.

Vernacular Name: Potamossu, Champati (O); Kudumi (H)

Small tree with spreading branches; branchlets tomentose when young. Leaves lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, lower surface pubescent. Flowers green, axillary or from old leaf-scars. Outer petals oblong or ovate, inner ones linear or lanceolate, carpels stalked. Ripe carpels in umbel, bright red, globose. Seed brown, ovoid.

Very common in hill forests.

Flowering : April - May
Fruiting : June - August