Polash /The flame of the forest

Polash /The flame of the forest

English Name: The flame of the forest, Parrot tree

Scientific nameButea monosperma (Lam.) Taub

Bangla/Local name: ‘Palash’







Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)

Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Butea
Species B. monosperma


Economic Importance: It is an important ornamental plants, also used as medicinal purposes.

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