Species: Putranjiva roxburghii
Common name: Child- life tree
Description: Evergreen tree, with pendent branches, grey bark, leaves are long, elliptic- oblong to ovate –lanceolate, dark-green, shining, flowers small, make in dense rounded clusters, yellowish, femal ,solitary or 2-3 together, green.
- Wood used for house- building, agricultural implements, tool handles and turnery.
- Leaves and stones given in decoction for cold, fever, and rheumatism.
- Leaves also lopped for fodder.
- Stones strung into rosaries and necklaces.
- Seeds yield fatty oil used for burning. Kernels also yield an essential oil.