Daily Archive: April 25, 2017

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Rudraksha (Utrasum bead tree)

Elaeocarpus serratus L. (Elaeocarpaceae)

Synonym : Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb. ex G.Don

Vernacular Name : Rudraksha (Hindi/ Sanskrit); Utrasum bead tree (English).

Description : A large evergreen tree, grows up to 50-200 feet; stem cylindrical with coarse textured dirty white bark; …