Karanj

Botanical Name: Pongamia pinnata
English Name: Pongamia pinnata
Local Name: Karanj

More Information

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Unique identification feature
  •   Pongamia pinnata is a species of tree in the pea family, fabaceae, native in tropical and temperate Asia including parts of India subcontinent, China, Japan, Malaysia, Australia and Pacific Islands.
Unique identification feature
  •    Leaffall - March to AprilFlowering  -  April to May  Fruiting  - April to May
Planting and Care
  •   Karanj oil is widely used in the treatment of skin diseases. Its oil is also tested for use as bio-diesel. It is anti-infective skin preparation used in the treatment of scabies.

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