Bismar (Alangium lamarckii)


Sage-leaved alangium is a small, bushy tree offering a dense canopy with a short trunk. It bears fragrant white flowers which have green buds. The petals of the flower typically curl backwards exposing the multiple stamens and a linear stigma distinctly sticking out. The fruits are spherical berry like and red in color. The leaves are simple, alternate, oblong – lanceolate. This tree flowers between February and April and Fruits between March and May just in time before the rainy season starts. It is used for the treatment of bites by rabbits, rats, and dogs.