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Campus Trees (sorted by Botanical Name)




Sapota
 

Achras Sapota (L.) P.Royen

Other Names : Chiku Tree (English), Sapatu (Hindi), Sapotta (Malayalam)
Botanical Name : Achras Sapota (L.) P.Royen
Family : Sapotaceae
Flower Color : Greenish White
Flowering Period : April-May
Medicinal Uses : Decoction of the bark used for diarrhoea and fever. Seed kernal oil used as ointment.
Other Uses : Edible Fruit
Location at the Campus : Infront of Ladies Hostel
   
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Manjakadambu
 

Adina Cordifolia Benth&Hook

Other Names : Yellow Teak (Eng), Kadamba (Hin), Girikadamba (Sans), Manjakadamban (Mal)
Botanical Name : Adina Cordifolia Benth&Hook
Family : Rubiaceae
Flower Color : Yellow
Flowering Period : February-April
Medicinal Uses : Pitta, Inflammation, Urinary Retention, Skin Diseases, Dysentery and Fever
Other Uses : Shade Tree, Timber
Location at the Campus : Entrance of the Main Hall
   
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Perumaram
 

Ailanthus Excelsa Roxb.

Other Names : Tree of Heaven (Eng), Ardu (Hin), Madala (Sans)
Botanical Name : Ailanthus Excelsa Roxb.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Flower Color : Yellow
Flowering Period : February-March
Medicinal Uses : Asthma, Ulcer, Cancer, Cardiac and Inflammatory
Other Uses : Match Box Works and Firewood
Location at the Campus : Backside of Ilangovan Illam
   
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Vaagai
 

Albizia Lebbeck (L.) Benth

Other Names : Women's Tongue Tree, Flea Tree (English), Pit Shirish Shirisha (Sanskrit)
Botanical Name : Albizia Lebbeck (L.) Benth
Family : Mimosaceae
Flower Color : Greenish Yellow
Flowering Period : Throughout the year
Medicinal Uses : It is an astringent, treat boil, cough, lung problems and is used to treat abdominal tumors
Other Uses : Avenue Tree, Shade Tree, especially in parks, pastures and roadsides and Ornamen
Location at the Campus : Inner side of the Hand-ball ground
   
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Thoonguvaagai
 

Albizia Saman (Boj. ex Hook.) Raf.

Other Names : Cow Tamarind, Rain Tree (English), Gulabi Siris (Hindi), Biliti Siris (Bengali)
Botanical Name : Albizia Saman (Boj. ex Hook.) Raf.
Family : Mimosaceae
Flower Color : Pink
Flowering Period : Throughout the year
Medicinal Uses : It is a folk remedy for Cold, Diarrhoea, Headache, Intestinal Ailments and Stomachache
Other Uses : Avenue Tree, Shade Tree and Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Road side near the main ground
   
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Seetha
 

Annona Squamosa L.

Other Names : Custard Apple, Sugar Pineapple (Eng), Ata (Hin), sitaphal (sans)
Botanical Name : Annona Squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Flower Color : Greenish Yellow
Flowering Period : June-July
Medicinal Uses : It is used to treat Diarrheoa, Dysentery, Cooling, Sedative, Stimulant, Maturant and used as tonic
Other Uses : Edible Fruit
Location at the Campus : Opposite to Medicinal Garden
   
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Vaembu
 

Azadirachta Indica A.Juss.

Other Names : Neem (eng), Nim (Hin. & Beng.), Nimba (sans)
Botanical Name : Azadirachta Indica A.Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Flower Color : White
Flowering Period : February-May
Medicinal Uses : Anti-inflammatory, Antiarthritic, Antipyretic, Hypoglycaemic, Antigastric Ulcer, Antimalarial, Antitumor, Spermicidal, Antifungal, Immunomodulatory etc
Other Uses : Bio Pesticide, Oil, Cakes for manure
Location at the Campus : Several place of Campus
   
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Mandhaarai
 

Bauhinia Racemosa Lam.

Other Names : Bidi Leaf Tree (Eng), Katmauli (Hin), Arampaali (Mal), Banraji (Beng), Yugmapatra (Sans)
Botanical Name : Bauhinia Racemosa Lam.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Flower Color : Greenish Yellow
Flowering Period : Throughout the year
Medicinal Uses : It is generally healing Smallpox, Chickenpox, Diarrhoea, Dysentery and antidotes
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Valluvar Illam's Fence
   
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Mandhaarai
 

Bauhinia Tomentosa

Other Names : St.Thomas Tree, Yellow Bell (Eng), Kanchaar (Hin)
Botanical Name : Bauhinia Tomentosa
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Flower Color : Pale Yellow
Flowering Period : Throughout the year
Medicinal Uses : Used to treat Asthma, Cough and Diarrhoea
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Infront of the Main Block
   
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Mull Elavam
 

Bombax Ceiba

Other Names : Cotton Tree (Eng), Semal (Hin), Mullalevu(Mal)
Botanical Name : Bombax Ceiba
Family : Bombacaceae
Flower Color : Red
Flowering Period : February-May
Medicinal Uses : Flowers are used for Haemorrhoids, roots has stimulant
Other Uses : Edible Seeds
Location at the Campus : Backside of Zoology Department
   
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Kottivelamaram
 

Caesalpinia Coriaria

Other Names : American Sumach (Eng), Divi-Divi (Hin)
Botanical Name : Caesalpinia Coriaria
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Flower Color : Greenish yellow
Flowering Period : July-September
Medicinal Uses : Its pods are used to extract tannins for the leather production
Other Uses : Ornamental, Avenue Tree
Location at the Campus : Infron of Main Hall 5
   
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Mayilkondrai
 

Caesalpinia Pulcherrima

Other Names : Peacock Flower (Eng), Guletura (Hin), Rajamailli (Mal)
Botanical Name : Caesalpinia Pulcherrima
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Flower Color : Orange Red
Flowering Period : March-October
Medicinal Uses : Pitta, Fever, Colic, Jaundice and Malignant Tumor
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Backside of Chemistry Department
   
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Kondrai
 

Cassia Siamea Lam.

Other Names : Siam Cassia (Eng), Semia (Hin), Manjakonna (mal)
Botanical Name : Cassia Siamea Lam.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Flower Color : Yellow
Flowering Period : June-September
Medicinal Uses : Leaves used to treat diabetes, urine stones
Other Uses : Green Manue, Shade Tree, Timber and Fuel
Location at the Campus : Infront of Medicinal Garden
   
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Savukku
 

Casuarina Equisetifolia L.

Other Names : Beefood (Eng), Junglisaru (Hin), Kattadi (Mal), Saruguda (Telu)
Botanical Name : Casuarina Equisetifolia L.
Family : Casuarinaceae
Flower Color : Lightbrown
Flowering Period : April-June
Medicinal Uses : Astringent, Cough, Diarrhoea and Pimples
Other Uses : Fuel Wood, Wind Breaker
Location at the Campus : Backside of Chemistry Department
   
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Elavam
 

Ceiba Pentandra

Other Names : Kapok, Silk Cotton Tree (Eng), Safed Semal (Hin), Pannimaram (Mal), Kutashalmali (Sans)
Botanical Name : Ceiba Pentandra
Family : Malvaceae
Flower Color : Greenish yellow
Flowering Period : July-September
Medicinal Uses : Bark decoction is used as diuretic, aphrodisiac, headache and II diabetes
Other Uses : Pillow and kat
Location at the Campus : Backside of Zoology Department
   
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Elumichai
 

Citrus Aurantifolia (Christm) Sw.

Other Names : Lime (Eng), Nimbu (Hin), Matulanga (Sans), Naranga (Mal)
Botanical Name : Citrus Aurantifolia (Christm) Sw.
Family : Rutaceae
Flower Color : White
Flowering Period : April-May
Medicinal Uses : Arthritis, Herpes, Rheumatism and Insect Bites
Other Uses : Edible
Location at the Campus : Infront of Medicinal Garden
   
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Nagalingam
 

Couroupita guianensis Aubl

Other Names : Cannon Ball Tree (English), Nagalinga (Hindi), Kaman Gola (Bengali), Shivalingam (Malayalam)
Botanical Name : Couroupita guianensis Aubl
Family : Lecythidaceae
Flower Color : Rose
Flowering Period : Throughout the year
Medicinal Uses : It is used to treat antibiotic, antifungal, antiseptic and trees are used to cure colds and stomach aches
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Infront of Ladies Hostel
   
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Mavilangam
 

Crataeva Religiosa Forst F.

Other Names : Three-leaved Caper (Eng), Barun (Hin), Pashuganda (Sans), Nirvala (Mal)
Botanical Name : Crataeva Religiosa Forst F.
Family : Capparidaceae
Flower Color : Yellow
Flowering Period : July-August
Medicinal Uses : Bark and Roots are used to treat diuretic and lithrotriptic. Leaves are used to cure rheumatic pains and swellings
Other Uses : Sacred Value and Avenue Tree
Location at the Campus : South-west corner of Main Ground
   
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Murungai
 

Moringa oleifera Lam

Other Names : Drumstick (English), Senjana (Hindi), Sahijan (Sanskrit), Muringa (Malayalam)
Botanical Name : Moringa oleifera Lam
Family : Moringaceae
Flower Color : Greenish White
Flowering Period : January-April
Medicinal Uses : Root bark is used to treat bitter, digestive, anti-inflammatory, cough, asthma, bronchitis, pectoral diseases
Other Uses : Food purpose
Location at the Campus : Infront of Ladies Hostel
   
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Arai Nelli
 

Phyllanthus acidus L

Other Names : Star Gooseberry (English), Harfarauri (Hindi), Cheema Nelli (Malayalam)
Botanical Name : Phyllanthus acidus L
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Flower Color : Pale Red
Flowering Period : April-May
Medicinal Uses : Fruit is used to sour, astringent and making hair oil
Other Uses : Edible Fruit
Location at the Campus : Inside the Ladies Hostel
   
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Perunkalli
 

Plumeria obtusa L.

Other Names : Plumaria (English), Lal Gulachin (Hindi), Kathgolop (Bengali)
Botanical Name : Plumeria obtusa L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Flower Color : White
Flowering Period : April-September
Medicinal Uses : It is used to treat itches, swellings and fever
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Front side of Economics Department
   
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Perunkalli
 

Plumeria rubra L.

Other Names : Frangipani (English), Lal Gulachin (Hindi), Kathgolop (Bengali)
Botanical Name : Plumeria rubra L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Flower Color : White
Flowering Period : April-October
Medicinal Uses : It is used to treat itches, swellings and fever
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Valluvar Illam's Fence
   
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Nettilingam
 

Polyalthia longifolia L.

Other Names : Ashok, Mast Tree (English), Ashok (Hindi), Putrajiva (Sanskrit), Hemapushpam (Malayalam)
Botanical Name : Polyalthia longifolia L.
Family : Annonaceae
Flower Color : Greenish White
Flowering Period : April-May
Medicinal Uses : Extract of the leaves has significant anti-ulcer properties
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Many place of the Campus
   
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Maadhulai
 

Punica granatum L.

Other Names : Pomegranate (English), Anar (Hindi), Madula (Malayalam)
Botanical Name : Punica granatum L.
Family : Lythraceae
Flower Color : Orange & Red
Flowering Period : March-May, August-October
Medicinal Uses : Fruit is used to treat diarrheoa, dysentery and intestinal parasites, bark is used to treat stopping nose bleeds and gum bleeds
Other Uses : Edible Fruit
Location at the Campus : Infront of Ladies Hostel
   
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Sorgamaram
 

Simarouba glauca DC

Other Names : Paradise Tree (English)
Botanical Name : Simarouba glauca DC
Family : Simaroubaceae
Flower Color : Yellow
Flowering Period : December-February
Medicinal Uses : Treatment for disentry, malaria, fever and bleeding
Other Uses : Edible Oil and Fodder
Location at the Campus : Infront of Ilango Illam
   
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Kudhirai Pidukkan, Peenaari
 

Sterculia foetida L.

Other Names : Java Olive (English), Jangli Badam (Hindi)
Botanical Name : Sterculia foetida L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Flower Color : Yellowish to purplish
Flowering Period : March-April
Medicinal Uses : Dicoction of leaves as wash for skin eruptions and controls labor pain
Other Uses : Ornamental
Location at the Campus : Near to Post Office
   
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Naaval
 

Syzygium cumini L.

Other Names : Java Plum (English), Jamun (Hindi), Naval (Malayalam)
Botanical Name : Syzygium cumini L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Flower Color : White
Flowering Period : March-May
Medicinal Uses : Fruits are used in Diabetes, diarrhoea and ringworm, bark is astringent, sweet sour, diuretic, digestive and anthelmintic
Other Uses : Edible Fruit
Location at the Campus : West corner of Main Hall
   
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Kanchi
 

Tabebuia berteroi (DC.) Britt.

Other Names : Trumpet Tree (English)
Botanical Name : Tabebuia berteroi (DC.) Britt.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Flower Color : Pinkish White
Flowering Period : July-September
Medicinal Uses : -
Other Uses : Ornamental and Timber Tree
Location at the Campus : Front of College Office
   
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