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Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus ganitrus)

Jenitri or Rudra's tear drops or rudraksha or Elaeocarpus sphaericus (Elaeocarpus ganitrus) is a species of plant in the Elaeocarpaceae, large trees, purple fruit when ripe with large seeds and are commonly used as beads for jewelry and wood.

E. ganitrus has a height of 20-30 meters, erect with sympodial branches and a rough surface. The stem is cylindrical, up to 150 cm in diameter. The leaves grow scattered on the stem, 8-20 cm long, 3-6 cm wide, oval in shape, pinnate veins and short stalks.

Dlium Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus ganitrus) #Dlium @Dlium



The inflorescence is compound in the panicle, appearing as an axillary flos, consisting of a petal and a corolla. The petals are green, hairy and oval. The crown resembles a bell with yellow and scalloped strands.

The fruit is round, green and blue when ripe. The seeds are round, dark brown, the surface is threaded and grooved like a carving, hard and lasts up to 8 generations. The number of mukhi varies between 1-11.

Jenitri seeds have a high price which is determined by the motifs, sizes and lines that exist in the seeds. Trees bear fruit after five to seven years after planting and are harvested twice per year. Care is very easy, just need to plant, fertilize and water regularly.





Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
Genus: Elaeocarpus
Species: Elaeocarpus ganitrus

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