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Kashmir tree (Gmelina arborea)

White teak or Kashmir tree (Gmelina arborea) is a species of plant in the Lamiaceae, a large tree with a straight, cylindrical trunk, branched, hardwood, white bark, mainly used for the production of high quality wood.

G. arborea has heart-shaped leaves, stalks, margins flat, base flat, tip pointed, a large vein in the middle with many small pinnate veins, green on top and pale green underside.

Dlium Kashmir tree (Gmelina arborea)


Flowering and fruiting every year. The fruit ripens in 1.5 months after flowering. The fruit is round, fleshy, 20-35 mm long, shiny skin, soft mesocarp, slightly sweet taste.

The seeds are very hard like stones, 16-25 mm long, smooth surface and green or yellow in color, one end is round, the other is pointed, 4 spaces, 1000 stone seeds weigh 400 grams.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Subfamily: Premnoideae
Genus: Gmelina
Species: Gmelina arborea

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