Indian Cork Tree(ಆಕಾಶ ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ)
Characteristic features :
Habit : A tall, straight, evergreen tree.
Stem : Bark corky hence often called as Indian cork-tree.
Leaves : Opposite, imparipinnately bipinnate, leaflets ovate-lanceolate, serrate, acute.
Inflorescence : Panicles of racemes
Flowers : White, sweet scented,Calyx bell shaped, small.Corolla tube long lobes 5, slightly bilabiate, Stamens 4-5, didynamous, exserted,Ovary 1-celled, ovules many style long, stigma 2-lobed.
Fruit : Capsule flat, many seeded, seeds winged.
Flowering and Fruiting Time : September-December
Location: Mother Theresa peace park
Source : Department of Botany