Anogeissus Acuminata - Plant
Anogeissus is a genus of trees in the family Combretaceae. The 10 to 12 species are distributed in Asia and tropical Africa. These are trees and shrubs with tubular flowers that lack petals and dry fruits with ridges or wings
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Buttontree||Yellowish green||June-September.||15-18 meters,||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Anogeissus is a genus of trees native to South Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, and Africa. Buttontree is a moderate sized tree with small leaves, which fall early in the dry season. Before falling the foliage of these trees turns a beautiful yellowish red. The leafy branches are pendulous and hang down gracefully. Leaves upto 3 cm appear in nearly opposite pairs.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||44 deg C.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
- yellowish green flowers occur in spherical heads about 1 cm wide.
- ng stamens are prominently visible like a fuzz on the round heads.
- fruits are sort of circular, clustered in round heads.
Culinary use: leaves
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Ayurvedic