literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Meolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser ]Syn: Anthocephalus chinensis (Lam.) A. Rick. ex Walp.; Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq.]

Vernacular Name: Kadamba (O, Beng., H).

Large straight deciduous trees with spreading branches; bark smooth, dark grey. Leaves large, elliptic-oblong or ovate, entire, acute or shortly acuminate. Heads globose, peduncle stout. Flowers small orange-coloured, fragrant; stigmas white, far exserted. Pseudocarp large, fleshy, orange.
Planted in gardens, parks and roadsides; wild in damp hilly forests.
Flowering : May - July
Fruiting : August - October