Commonly known as sisu, sheesham, tahli or the Indian Rosewood, it is a deciduous rosewood tree is native to the Indian Subcontinent. It is primarily found growing along river banks below 900 metres (3,000 ft) elevation, but can range naturally up to 1,300 m (4,300 ft).
Soil: Well-drained, Clay, loamy, sand, acidic
Sunlight: Full sun
Medicinal: Oil obtained from the seeds is used to cure skin diseases. The powdered wood is reportedly used to treat leprosy and skin diseases.
Cultural: It is the state tree of Punjab.