Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, England
Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1588. In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh reports that in 1795, the surgeon to the resident at Oojein, Dr William Hunter, sent some seeds of this species to the Botanic garden at Calcutta. The plants reared from them flower in March and April, and ripen their seed in September and October. Roxburgh also writes: 'The wood of this large tree...is highly valued for various purposes. The pillars of Madajee Scindia's palace, at Oojein, are made of it.' Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.3, p.220.
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