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Parkia biglandulosa (Badminton Ball Tree) - Plant

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parkia biglandulosa (badminton ball tree) - plant
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Parkia biglandulosa
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Description for Parkia biglandulosa (Badminton Ball Tree)

The farinaceous pulp which surrounds the seeds is edible and so also are the seeds themselves, which taste like garlic.For most part of the year, this tree is very easily confused with Delonix or Jacaranda species.
s only during December-January, appearance of tennis-ball shaped fluffy flower heads makes one realise that this tree has to be Parkia! In the winter season, 1½ - 2 ft branches, hanging from the leaf axil, bear rust coloured bead-like flower heads, which gradually gain size of a tennis ball - and the "flowers" bloom to spectacular white electric bulbs!
lowers in round white heads are prominent, hence the native name 'Chendul' , or ball.
ate with very numerous leaflets; rachis of leaf downy, 1 ft. of more long; pinnae 20-30 pair, 60 to 100 pairs leaflets, rigid, 1/4 in. long. ,wo glands at the base of leaf, lends this species the name, biglandulosa. It is an avenue tree in Chennai.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Parkia biglandulosa GrownJanuary - March 0.5 to 3ft Easy to grow

Planting and care

African locust tree is a tall handsome tree, native of W. Africa. Large trees are frequently found in old Mahomedan gardens about the city of Hyderabad, Golconda and elsewhere. The farinaceous pulp which surrounds the seeds is edible and so also are the seeds themselves, which taste like garlic. For most part of the year, this tree is very easily confused with Delonix or Jacaranda species.

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full SunWell-drained soilMedium22 oC to 38 oC Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Parkia biglandulosa

  • Leaves bipinnate with very numerous leaflets; rachis of leaf downy, 1 ft. of more long; pinnae 20-30 pair, 60 to 100 pairs leaflets, rigid, 1/4 in. long.
  • Presence of two glands at the base of leaf, lends this species the name, biglandulosa. It is an avenue tree in Chennai.,li>

Typical uses of Parkia biglandulosa

Special features: This tree is very easily confused with Delonix or Jacaranda species.

Culinary use: leaves

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

References

    http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Badminton%20Ball%20Tree.html
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