Kingdom: Plantae Order: Malpighiales Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus:Trewia Species:Trewia nudiflora Common name: Gutel, khamara Origin: India
Description: It is a small to large sized deciduous tree with spreading branches. Leaves opposite, long petioled, broadly ovate, cordate or rounded base, acuminate, female flowers on long peduncles, styles yellow. Fruit is a globose berry.
The wood is even textured. It is classed as a very weak and soft timber. It is a straight- grained timber with medium fine- texture.
It is used for making drums, cheap planking and suitable for match splints, tea chests and packing cases.
It is also used for agricultural implements, dug- outs, yokes, slate, and picture frames, carved images, and toys. Fruits are edible, seeds yield fatty oil.