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Botanical Names Of Trees, Herbs And Plants

Botanical-Names-Of-Trees,-Herbs-And-PlantsA tree, in botany is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species. Trees tend to be long-lived, some reaching several thousand years old. The taller Palm tree, ferns, bananas and bamboos are also trees. Trees are in existence for 370 million years. common and botanical names of trees found commonly in Asia. The botanical families of these tree species are here

List of Botanical names of Trees

Common name

Botanical Name

Family

Sheesham

Dalbergia sissoo

Leguminosae

Devil Tree

Alstonia scholaris

Apocynaceae

Poplar

Populus deltoides

Salicaceae

Euphrates Poplar

Populus euphratica

Salicaceae

Sumbal / Simal

Salmalia malabarica

Malvaceae

Mulberry (Toot)

Morus alba

Moraceae

Paper Mulberry

Broussonetia papyrifera

Moraceae

Dharek/Bakain

Melia azedarach

Meliaceae

Silver Oak (Shah Baloot)

Grevillea robusta

Proteaceae

Bottle Brush

Callistemon viminalis

Myrtaceae

Chir Pine ( 3 spurs)

Pinus roxpurghii

Pinaceae

Partal

Abies pindrow

Pinaceae

Kail ,Biar (Blue Pine)

Pinus wallichiana

Pinaceae

Deodar

Cedrus deodara

Pinaceae

Chilghoza pine

Pinus gerardiana

Pinaceae

Kath

Acacia catechu

Fabaceae

Jhand

Prosopis cineraria

Fabaceae

Gul-e-Nistar (Coral tree)

Erythrina suberosa

Fabaceae

Beedi Patta

Heterophragma adenophylum

Bignoniaceae

Peepal

Ficus religiosa

Moraceae

Safaida(rounded leaves)

Eucalyptus tortilis

Myrtaceae

Safaida (Narrow leaves)

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Myrtaceae

Arjun

Terminalia arjuna

Combretaceae

Shireen / Siris (Black)

Albizia lebbeck

Leguminosae

Shireen (White)

Albizia procera

Leguminosae

Babul , Kikar

Acacia nilotica

Fabaceae

Phulai

Acacia modesta

Fabaceae

Farash

Tamarix aphylla

Tamaricaceae

Mango

Mangifera indica

Anacardiaceae

Sukh Chain

Pongamia glabra

Fabaceae

Wild Olive

Olea ferruginea

Oleaceae

Toon

Cedrela toona

Meliaceae

Amaltas

Cassia fistula

Leguminosae

Bunyan tree / Bohrr

Ficus benghalensis

Moraceae

Rubber Plant

Ficus elastica

Moraceae

Jaman

Syzygium cumini

Myrtaceae

Neem

Azadirachta indica

Meliaceae

Ber

Zizyphus mauritiana

Rhamnaceae

Karir, karil

Capparis decidua

Capparaceae

Birchs

Betula utilis

Betulaceae

Vann

Salvadora oleoides

Salvadoraceae

White Mangrove

Avicennia marina

Acanthaceae

Mangrove

Avicennia officinalis

Acanthaceae

Drooping Juniper

Juniperus recurva

Cupressaceae

Juniper

Juniperus macropoda

Cupressaceae

Silver Fir

Abies alba

Pinaceae

Morinda Spruce

Picea smithiana

Pinaceae

Chenar, Chinar

Platanus orientalis

Platanaceae

Kau

Olea cuspidata

Oleaceae

Kachnar

Bauhinia variegata

Fabaceae

Wild Willow

Salix acmophylla

Salicaceae

Kamila, Raiuni

Mallotus philippensis

Euphorbiaceae

Lasura , Pidar

Cordia myxa

Boraginaceae

Kanak Champa

Pterospermum acerifolium

Sterculiaceae

Lemon Scented Gum

Eucalyptus citriodora

Myrtaceae

This is a list of most common and popular trees found in the sub-continent. The botanical names of trees are mentioned keeping in view the most popular species of the particular genus. Hope you found this post useful. Subscribe to the site for more of the similar stuff

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