[size=140][font=times new roman]Varun Tree- Crataeva nurvala [/font] [/size]
varun, Maavilangam. It is a beautiful tree available in the plain areas throughout india,. This tree is an important medicinal tree. Frequently available in the plains of Tamil nadu (Salem , Trichy)
Important features of this tree
- The thick pale grey bark is used in ayurvedic medicin to dissolve urinary stones.
- The leaves are just like bilva (bael, vilvam) leaves having 3 leaflets.
- The leaves will fall completely in summer.
- Yellow coloured flowers completely fill the trees during the april, may months, stamens are pinkish.
- The fruits are oval
The demand for the bark is increasing day by day. Farmers, environmental development volunteers forest department may introduce more number of this tree and and serve to the society.