Mimusops elengi (Bakul)

Taxonomy

Kingdom:
Plantae
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Magnoliopsida
Order:
Ericales
Family:
Sapotaceae
Genus:
Mimusops
Species :
M. elengiĀ 
Height:
33 - 40 Feet
Leaf Size:
5 - 14 cm
Leaf Type:
Ovate

Maulsari is a medium-sized evergreen tree found in tropical forests in South Asia, and Northern Australia. Common names include Spanish cherry, Medlar and Bullet wood. Its timber is valuable, the fruit is edible, and has traditional medicinal uses.

Native Area:-

Requirement

Soil: Well-drained

Sunlight: -

Utility

Medicinal: medicinal properties like antinociceptive, diuretic effects, gastroprotective, antibacterial, antifungal, anticariogenic, free radical scavenging, antihyperglycemic etc.

Flowers: Flowers have light fragrance which is retained even after flowers are dried and are used to make ornamental garlands.

Fruit: -

Importance

Religious: -

Cultural: -