Anogeissus sericea

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Photographs by: Dr. Maulik Gadani

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  • Botanical Name : Anogeissus sericea Brandis
  • Synonyms : Anogeissus latifolia var. Parvifolia C.B. Clarke
  • Common Name : Dhao, Dhankra, Ghavad
  • Plant Family : Combretaceae
  • Plant Form : Tree
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park

About Anogeissus sericea Plant :

  • Habit : Small trees or large shrubs, with whitish-brown, fissured bark.
  • Leaves : Elliptic or oblong, shortly petiolate.
  • Flowers : Yellow, axillary, globose.
  • Fruit : Golden-brown, broadly trapezoidal.
  • Flowering and fruiting Time : December - April
  • Significance : It is used as a timber-wood plant.