Peltophorum pterocarpum is native to tropical southeastern Asia and a popular ornamental tree grown around the world.
Unique identification feature
Leaffall - February to March Flowering - May June & Sep.- Oct.Fruiting - July to November
Planting and Care
The bark contains tannins, in traditional medicine it is used as an astringent to cure or relieve intestinal disorders after pain at childbirth, sprains, bruises and swelling or as a lotion for eye troubles, muscular pains and sores. It is also used for gargles and tooth powders. An antifungal principle is present in the leaflets and buds.