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Mesua thwaitesii
Scientific name: Mesua thwaitesii
Previous name used in the website:
Family name: CLUSIACEAE
English name:
Local name: Diya na (දිය නා) #
Tamil name:
Sanskrit name:
Conservation status: LC (NCS)-2012
Description: Tree, up to 15 m tall, glabrous. Bark rather smooth, dark brown. Leaves thickly coriaceous; 3 x 20-11 x 30 cm, laterals visible. Flowers sessile, 1-3 together on a short peduncle in the axils of upper leaves; 7.5-11.5 cm diameter. Fruit dipressed globose, surrounded by enlarged sepals.
Status: Endemic
Edible parts: None
Ayurvedic usage:

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