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Mimusops elengi Spanish Cherry Tanjung Sapotaceae
 

Spanish Cherry, Bakul Tree, tanjung, Mimusops elengi

 
Spanish Cherry, Bakul Tree, tanjung, Mimusops elengi

Mimusops elengi
Family: Sapotaceae
Spanish Cherry, Bakul TrSpanish Cherry, Bakul Tree, tanjung, Mimusops elengiee
Origin: India
small tree 10-20 ft, full sun, regular water, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Bakul is a large and handsome tree well-known for its fragrant flowers which are strung into garlands and worn by women. Bakul is used in the treatment and maintenance of oral hygiene. Rinsing mouth with water solution made with bakul helps in strengthening the teeth.

     
     

 

  

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