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Campus Trees

Simarouba glauca

Family:  Simaroubaceae

Common Names: Lekshmitharu, Paradise tree

Flowering Period: January – May


  • Paradise Tree is an evergreen, small to medium-sized tree growing up to 15 m in height, with a narrow crown, well-developed root system, and straight, cylindrical bole that can be at least 30 cm in diameter.
  • The leaves are arranged alternately, are odd pinnately compound, up to 40 cm long, with 10-20 leaflets.
  • The leaflets are up to 10 cm in length, dark green above, lighter below, with an entire margin and rounded leaf tip.
  • Flowers are arranged in at branch-ends and in leaf-axils, in panicles. The calyx has 5 unfused, greenish sepals. The flower has 5 free yellowish-white overlapping petals.
  • The fruit is an oval purple/black drupe at maturity.


  • The seed produces edible oil used in the preparation of bakery products and for industrial purposes.
  • Seed shells can be used in the manufacture of particle board, activated charcoal, or as fuel.
  • The wood is used for interior construction, boxes and crates, furniture, veneer, etc.