Uttarakhand to Assam, SE. Tibet, Andaman Is. as per WCSP;

Andaman Is.; Assam; East Himalaya; Nepal; Tibet; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Indian Butter Tree • Hindi: फलवारा Phalwara, फुलवारा Phulvara, फुलवा Phulwa • Kannada: ಬೆಣ್ಣೆ ಮರ Benne Mara • Sanskrit: मधुका Madhuka, मधुकापुष्पि Madhukapuspi 
 


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ID07112012PHK1: ID Please
A big tree from Bageshwar, Uttarakhand
07/10/2012


It may be Diploknema butyracea (Madhuca b.) of Sapotaceae.


Yes. It is Diploknema butyracea, also known as Aesandra butyracea, Bassia butyracea and Madhuca butyracea. Locally called Cheura. The fruit pulp is edible. The flowers are good for nectar for honey bees and the most important use is the use of seeds for extraction of cheura ghee, which is edible and used widely for cooking in Western Nepal.


Diploknema butyracea (Roxb.) H.J.Lam : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal  
Date: 27 September 2017
Altitude: 4400 ft.
Nepali Nameचिउरी / Chiuri
Syn: Aesandra butyracea (Roxb.) Baehni


Is this a new entry ?


No, pl. see 


 

 
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