Cedrela toona Roxb. ex  Rottler & Willd.
Meliaceae.
Local Name:
Toon.
Synonym:
Habit & Habitat:
A tree up to 20 m tall, found in sub-tropical zone.
Taxonomic Features:
Leaves compound, paripinnate. Leaflets elliptic-ovate with entire margin. Inflorescence drooping panicles. Flower actinomorphic, creamish. Calyx lobes ovate. Petals oblong-obovate. Fruit a capsule, becomes brown on ripening. Seed winged.
Flowering and Fruiting:
April-July.
Harvesting Time:
July-September.
Medicinal Value:
Locally fruit powder is used for impotency and bark for healing wounds due to its astringent and antibiotic properties.
Part Used:
Bark and fruit.
Occurrence:
Common.
Future Perspective:
Collection, Drying, Packing, Herbal Pharmacy.
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