Sanskrit: Samudraphala, Hijjala, Pichul, Raktamanjara, Nichul
English: Indian oak, Freshwater Mangrove, Indian Oak, Indian Putat
Malayalam: Adambu, Neerpezhu, ആറ്റുപെഴ് -Attupezhu, Attupera
It is a medium evergreen tree; the leaves are pale green, about 12 cm long, and elliptic. The flowers are small, fragrant, hanging in slender pendulous many-flowered racemes, length up to 30 cm. Fruit are 2.5 to 3.7 cm long, quadrangular, broadest in the middle, reddish-green in color.
Useful plant parts:
To treat liver disorders, Cholera, Gum trouble, Toothache, and Rheumatism.
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