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Millingtonia hortensis is a jasmine or Indian cork tree. It is the sole species in the genus Millingtonia. It is a tree native to South Asia & South East Asia. In the name Millingtonia hortensis. It is named for Sir Thomas Millington who was an inspiration to Carl Linnaeus the Younger who first described the genus.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
The most abundant compounds found were solanesol (25.72%), trans-farnesol (19.71%), nerolidol (8.54%).
|Kannada||Beratu, ಬಿರಾತೆ ಮರಾ Birate mara|
|English||Indian Cork Tree, Tree Jasmine|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||Slightly round-toothed||Each is from 2.5 to 7.5 cm. long. Sometimes the lower pinnae, are again divided and bear one pair of three leaved pinnae.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||Tiny bell-shaped calyx, a long slender tube of palest green dividing into four waxy||Silver white in colour||Many flowers are delicately tinted with rose.|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Millingtonia hortensis Linn. is cultivated in most parts of India, both in gardens and avenues. Tall and straight, with comparatively few branches, its popularity lies in its ornamental value.