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Common Name: किंजळ
Etymology - Genus: From the Latin terminus (end), referring to the leaves at the end of the shoots
Etymology - Species: Referring to the flower clusters (panicles)
Location: Varandha ghat, Anuskura Ghat
Description: Very tall and branched tree with black rough bark.Simple leaf, arranged sub-opposite and superposed.Base of the leaf has characteristic two or more glands on underside.Flowers are arranged in raceme inflorescence. Inflorescence are in turn arranged in panicle at the end of the branches.Flowers are small creamy, yellow with pleasant smell.Flowers don’t have petals. 10 Stamens are arranged in two rows.Fruit, with 3 distinct wings - one large and two smaller. Fruits turn brown, reddish woody once dried, gives the tree its characteristic appearance.Each fruit has a single seed. Seed is never separated from fruit.