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Kadam Ornamental Seeds (Anthocephalus Cadamba)

Kadam Ornamental Seeds (Anthocephalus Cadamba)
Kadam Ornamental Seeds (Anthocephalus Cadamba)
Price And Quantity
  • 5 Kg
  • Kilograms/Kilograms
  • 650 INR
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    Product Description
    Kadam Seeds (anthocephalus cadamba)

    Scientific name:- Anthocephalus cadamba

    shape:- oval

    size:- 10-12cm

    color:- brown

    usage:- germination (not for oil extraction)

    age: -fresh(less than a year, good for germination)

    origin:- India

    packing: -5, 10,20,25,50 (p/p)

    availability:- throughout the year.

    category:- Tree / Forestry Seeds

    Details :

    Common name: Kadam
    Botanical name: Neolamarckia cadamba
    English Name  : cadamba
    Family :Rubiaceae

    Neolamarckia cadamba, commonly called Kadam is an evergreen, tropical tree native to South and Southeast Asia. The genus name honours French naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. The species has been widely but incorrectly called Anthocephalus chinensis. It has scented orange flowers in dense globe-shaped clusters. The flowers are used in perfumes. The tree is grown as an ornamental plant and for timber and paper-making. Kadam features in Indian mythology and religion.

    A fully mature Kadam tree can reach up to 45 m (148 ft) in height. It is a large tree with a broad crown and straight cylindrical bole. It is quick growing, with broad spreading branches and grows rapidly in the first 6–8 years. The trunk has a diameter of 100–160 cm, but typically less than that. Leaves are 13–32 cm (5.1–13 in) long. Flowering usually begins when the tree is 4–5 years old. Kadam flowers are sweetly fragrant, red to orange in colour, occurring in dense, globular heads of approximately 5.5 cm (2.2 in) diameter. The fruit of N. cadamba occur in small, fleshy capsules packed closely together to form a fleshy yellow-orange infructescence containing approximately 8000 seeds. On maturing, the fruit splits apart, releasing the seeds, which are then dispersed by wind or rain.

    Uses

    The caterpillars of the Commander (Limenitis procris), a brush-footed butterfly, utilize this species as a foodplant. The fruit and inflorescences are reportedly edible to humans. The fresh leaves are fed to cattle. The fragrant orange flowers attract pollinators. Its sapwood is white with a light yellow tinge becoming creamy yellow on exposure and is not clearly differentiated from the heartwood

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    Trade Information
    • 1000 Per Year
    • 5 Days
    • PP bags
    • All India
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