It improves taste, promotes physical strength and aphrodisiac in nature. Fresh fruits contain proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and moisture. Fruits are rich source of vitamin A and recommended to those who wish to gain weight. Taste — Astringent kashaya , Sweet madhura Virya potency — cold hima Vipaka taste after digestion — Sweet, Sour Vrshya — aphrodisiac Balya — promotes physical strength Snigdha — unctuous Guru — heavy to digest Hrdya — cardiac tonic Sanghrahi — absorbent in nature Vishtambhi — constipating Bhrhmana — nourishing Rochana — improves taste Mamsala — increases muscle bulk Sthoulya kaari — increases weight, causes obesity. Manilkara hexandra is a slow growing evergreen tree. Leaves 3 — 6 cm long, simple, alternate, elliptic-obovate and glabrous.
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Whereas, Calophylum and Manilkara both are expected to have dark and fissured or furrowed bark, respectively. The Pillars. Major contributors. How to Join. About efloraofindia. Details of some important contributors.
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Marseille III, 3: 9 Kaukenia hexandra Roxb. Kuntze ; Manilkara emarginata H. Lam ; Mimusops hexandra Roxb. Evergreen tree. Leaves cm bye 2. Obovate to obovate oblong, dark glossy green above, rounded or emarginate at apex, acute at base.
Flowers whitish solitary, axillary or in fascicles; calyx rusty tomentose outside. Berries one seeded. Seeds ovoid, reddish shining. D : SP - indiantreepix Google Groups???? Can you please give me some information regarding the altitude of the place, temperature, Humidity, and other such conditions Fruiting time from Sapling in Manilkara Hexandra. I remember my childhood. During summer vacation all of us children go to our village to be with our grand pa.
There was a large Khirni tree. During our stay May-June we used to get of khirni plucked known as Jhar karna and eat the ripe -sweet and sticky fruits. I have got reference only on flowering. Flowering of M. I assume the fruiting would be around January-April. I guess i needed to have reframed the question slightly. How long years? I had a natural bonsai last year that had fruits by second year after grafting We have noticed a few Manilkara trees near our locality that been told to have not gone beyond 4 feet in 10 years so we were wondering if it is really that kind of a slow grower.
It is around 10 feet now. It survived a huge tin shed falling on it 5 years ago. Will try to share an image today. This looks like Manilkara hexandra locally called Rayan or Khirni. Somehow it doesn't look like any species of Calophyllum to me. Not sure of the id.
My thoughts that lead a conclusion why this not Calophyllum are that the venation in Calophyllum are always numerous and very tightly arranged and are generally not much visible in photographs.
We can feel the veins by touching the leaf. Second thing, bark of Calophyllum is always fissured A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft whereas, here the bark looks smooth. When you cut the bark it would be very fibrous, thick and there are coloured or colourless gummy exudates. This is not clear from picture I a giving one more clue to check if you happen to see the plant again. Bark - Dark grey to Black, rough, furrowed Does not Match, its light brown Leaves - cm, shiny, stiff and leathery, rounded and often notched at the apex, dark green, paler beneath Matches Did not cut the bark, so no idea whether its a gummy exudate Calophyllum or milky exudate Manilkara Flowers and fruits not present.
Manilkara hexandra: Manilkara hexandra Roxb. Leaf: 15 x 5 cm long. Place: Tiruvallur dist. Habitat: Scrub forest. Date: 28 Sep Any chance for Garcinia livingstonei T. Anderson of Clusiaceae? It looks a bit different. Thanks for the id. This small tree was found planted at Mapple resorts in Jim Corbett. Please help in ID. Manilkara hexandra. I think it is Manilkara hexandra. Attachments 4. They must be joking. Manilkara hexandra, Roxb. Attachments 5.
Kindly require ID help for this big tree. Possibly a Terminalia sp? Unfortunately there are no fruits or flowers and lots of broken branches with leaves on it were strewn around This is taken in Nandi hills , Bangalore on 12th Feb Possibly Manilkara hexandra Thanks Yes, possibly Manilkara hexandra What this tree could be.
Photos taken in Mysore. This looks like Mimusops hexandra. Manilkara hexandra Sapotaceae. Attachments 1. Sharing an image of Manilkara hexandra from Pune Maharashtra. Attachments 2. Dubard [ Sapotaceae ].
As a child I use to eat the fruit. It is very sweet and sticky. But surprisingly i didn't see any birds eating these fruits! Attachments 2 - around 1 Mb each. It is not Terminalia but looks like Manilkara hexandra -the leaf is similar to that of Manilkara. I am not sure. But I came to know Manilkara hexandra was planted by forest department. I also think matches with images at Manilkara hexandra. ID request - PC1 : 5 posts by 2 authors.
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In axillary fascicles; white when young, brownish-red when dry; fragrant. Flowering from December-February. Wood very hard and used for agricultural implements. The ripe fruit tastes similar to sapota.
Mimusops hexandra Roxb. Manilkara hexandra is a tree species in the tribe Sapoteae , in the family Sapotaceae. Manilkara hexandra is a slow-growing but fairly large evergreen species. It grows in tropical and temperate forests. The bark is grayish and rough. The wood is hard, durable, and heavy; the density is variously reported as ranging from about 0. It is used as rootstock for Manilkara zapota , and its own fruit is edible.
Khirni (Manilkara hexandra) – Qualities, Uses, Remedies, Research
Whereas, Calophylum and Manilkara both are expected to have dark and fissured or furrowed bark, respectively. The Pillars. Major contributors. How to Join.
From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Wikispecies has an entry on: Manilkara hexandra. Media in category " Manilkara hexandra " The following 34 files are in this category, out of 34 total. Fruits of Manilkara hexandra.