Flower: Flowers are non-descript and grow out of the scar of fallen leaves.
Fruit: The membranous fruit is winged, which helps its spread.
Seed: The seed is flat and is eaten by monkeys and children. (In Udaipur, it’s called Bandar baati)
Seed Dispersal: Air
Where they grow: It grows mainly on plains all the way from India to indo-China. It can grow on mountains up to the height of 1000m.
Medicinal: The bark is used in Rheumatism and the stem bark is used to treat Ringworm.
Agroforestry: Used as cheap timber and because it is drought resistant and hardy, it is used to reforest areas that are denuded.