Bullet Wood (Mimusops elengi)

Bullet Wood (Mimusops elengi)

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20 Seeds - Rs. 99


Bullet Wood (Mimusops elengi) Mimusops elengi is a medium-sized evergreen tree found in tropical forests in South Asia Southeast Asia and northern Australia. English common names include Spanish cherry medlar and bullet wood. In it is called maulsari in Hindi bakul in Sanskrit Marathi Bengali Bokul in Assamese "Elanji" (??????) in Malayalam Manipuri magizamaram ????? ???????? and ilanji ?????? in Tamil AND ranja "Bakula" (????) "Pagade Mara" "Vajradhanthi" in Kannada. Its timber is valuable the fruit is edible and it is used in traditional medicine. As the trees give thick shade and flowers emit fragrance it is a prized collection of gardens. Its flower is the provincial flower of Yala Province Thailand. The edible fruit is softly hairy becoming smooth ovoid bright red-orange when ripe. The wood is a luxurious wood that is extremely hard strong and tough and rich deep red in color. The heart wood is sharply defined from the sapwood. It works easily and takes a beautiful polish. Weight is 1008 kg per cubic meter. Flowers have light fragrance which is retained even after flowers are dried and are used to make ornamental garlands offered for pooja throughout India.