||Simarouba glauca DC., Quassia simaruba L.f., Zwingera amara (Aubl.) Willd.
||Yellow - Orange
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up to 1000m
||Fruits oval to oblong ovate drupes.
||Usually found in rainfed wastelands and occurs as an understorey shade tolerant tree, commonly growing under the canopy of large fruit trees where birds perch and deposit the seeds.
||Native to Bahamas, Costa Rica, Cuba, EI-Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Puertorico, united states of America. Ornamental in other countries
||It has finely cracked and grey colored outer bark while inner bark is creamy in color
|Distribution in chandigarh
||Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Tree up to 9 m tall. Bark finely cracked and grey colored outer bark while inner bark is creamy in color. Leaves pinnately compound with 3-21 leaflets oblong and often notched or smooth at apex; alternate, even, bluish oily green. Inflorescence terminal panicle with ultimate branches producing dichasial cyme. Flowers bisexual inconspicuous, calyx green in color and dome shaped united with variable number of sepals; corolla single whorl creamy greenish or yellowish creamy in color. Fruits oval to oblong ovate drupes.
||Leaves pinnately compound with 3-21 leaflets oblong and often notched or smooth at apex; alternate, even, bluish oily green.