Inner wood red, soft and mildly scented. Leaflets in 6-9 pairs, sub opposite.
In axillary or terminal panicles, white. Flowering from February-March.
A five valved capsule. Seeds 25-30, oblong thin winged at both ends. Fruiting in August.
Indo-Myanmar; cultivated in Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Africa and the Hawaiian Islands
State - Kerala, District/s: Palakkad, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad, Malappuram