Butea frondosa


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Noun1.Butea frondosa - East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye
Butea, genus Butea - genus of East Indian trees or shrubs: dhak
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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He said that during the plantation drive mostly indigenous plant species had been used namely in the greenbelts mostly planted trees were Siris (Albizia lebbek,) Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia), (Sapium chinensis), Kachnar (Bauhinia variegate), Amaltas (Casia fistula), Gul Nishter (Erithrina indica), Silver Oak (Grevilea robusta), Arjun, Ficus Pelicon (Ficus pelican), Sukh Chain, Dhak (Butea frondosa), Pear (Pyrus pasha), Plum Peaches (Prunus padus) Shrubs: Tecoma stans, Holmskiodia.
TESU see teesoo: in India, the brilliant orange-red flowers of Butea frondosa and Butea superba (OED)
Acacia auriculiformis, Butea frondosa, Cassia fistula, Cochlospermum
However, it may also have derived from the goddess Dhakeswari, or from the dhak tree (Butea frondosa).
Key words: medicinal plants, Butea frondosa, aphrodisiac, sexual behavior