Mahua

madhuca Longifolia Frucht und Blume zum wilden natürlich.

Madhuca longifolia, Madhuca indica

Synonyme:
Indischer Butterbaum
Madhuca_longifolia (Wikipedia)

Madhuca longifolia
Mahuwa trees in Chhattisgarh.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Ericales
Family:Sapotaceae
Genus:Madhuca
Species:
M. longifolia
Binomial name
Madhuca longifolia

Madhuca longifolia is an Indian tropical tree found largely in the central and north Indian plains and forests. It is commonly known as madhūka, madkam (in Ho language), mahuwa, mahua, mahwa, mohulo, or Iluppai or vippa chettu. It is a fast-growing tree that grows to approximately 20 meters in height, possesses evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage, and belongs to the family Sapotaceae. It is adaptable to arid environments, being a prominent tree in tropical mixed deciduous forests in India in the states of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Gujarat, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.

Mahua (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • mahwa

Etymology

Borrowed from Hindi महुआ (mahuā).

Noun

mahua (plural mahuas)

  1. Madhuca longifolia, an Indian tropical tree.

Synonyms

See mahwa tree.

Translations

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