Flowers short-lived in dense showy masses. Bark light brown, thin, peeling in long scales.
In panicles, white. Flowering in May
A capsule, three to four valves, woody. Seeds winged. Fruiting from June onwards; persistent.
A large deciduous tree.
Tropical Himalaya, India and Myanmar
State - Kerala, District/s: Wayanad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram