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Parent Category: Sanskrit Names of Medicinal Plants
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करञ्जः  - Pongamia glabra

 

Name - करञ्जः

Botanical name - Pongamia glabra

Description - A dwarf deciduous tree with short bole and spreading shady crown having smooth grey bark. Trifoliate leaves are bright-green and glossy. Leaves often marred by the 'presence of insects which make ugly patches under the surface tissue. Flowers half an inch long, lilac or mauve-coloured resembling those of Milletia, borne in short racemes in .the axils of the leaves. Flowers in leafless condition in the last week of April to May