Terminalia chebula (Hirda)

Taxonomy

Kingdom:
Plantae
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Magnoliopsida
Order:
Myrtales
Family:
Combretaceae
Genus:
Terminalia
Species :
T. chebula
Height:
75 - 98 Feet
Leaf Size:
10 - 12 cm
Leaf Type:
Ovate

Commonly known as Kadukkai in Tamil, it is a species of Terminalia, native to southern Asia from India and Nepal east to southwestern China (Yunnan), and south to Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Native Area:-

Requirement

Soil: Sandy, clay, loamy

Sunlight: Full sun

Utility

Medicinal: Is used for high cholesterol and digestive disorders, including both diarrhea and constipation, and indigestion.

Flowers: -

Fruit: -

Importance

Religious: -

Cultural: -