Semal/ silk-cotton

Botanical Name: Bombax ceiba
English Name: silk-cotton
Local Name: Semal

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Unique identification feature
  •   Bombax ceiba like other trees of the genus Bombax, is commonly known as cotton tree.
Unique identification feature
  •    Leaffall -January to FebruaryFlowering¬† - February to MarchFruiting¬† - April to May
Planting and Care
  •   Bark is used for healing wounds and to stop bleeding. Flowers are astringent and good for skin troubles and haemorrhoids. Seeds are useful in treating gonorrhea and chronic cystitis.

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