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Calophyllum apetalum

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Calophyllum apetalum is an evergreen tree. It grows up to 8 - 30 metres tall. The bole, which is unbuttressed is up to 80cm in diameter. The tree is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit, the oil from its seed and its timber.


Parts Used

Chemical Composition

Calophyllum apetalum leaves contained Crude protein, Crude fiber, Carbohydrate, and Energy. The leaves also contained Iron, Calcium, Sodium, Magnesium, PPM Potassium, and Phosphorus. Moreover, 11.51% Alkaloid, 2.48% Triterpenoid, 2.37% Flavonoid, 7.68% Tannin, 2.16% Saponin, 2.53% Polyphenol, were identified in the methanolic crude extracts of C. inophyllum leaves.[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Kallahonne, Bobbimara
Hindi NA
Malayalam NA
Tamil Cherupinnai
Telugu NA
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit Punnaga, Surapunnaga
English Konkan Beauty Leaf Tree



Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.











Kind Shape Feature



Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Flowering season is from March to May


Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Fruiting season is from March to May

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

How to plant/cultivate

A plant of the moist to wet tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,735 metres. [4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 ”Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume-3” by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.255, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #6/7, Kaalika Soudha, Balepete cross, Bengaluru
  2. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Volume 7, Issue 9, September 2017 - Identification of phytochemical compounds in Calophyllum inophyllum leaves
  3. [Morphology]
  4. Tropical The Ferns Information

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