Kadamba is an evergreen, tropical tree. It has scented orange flowers in dense globe-shaped clusters.
- What makes it special:
The fragrant orange flowers attract Honey-bees
- The tree is grown along avenues, roadsides, and villages for shade.
- Kadamb flowers are used for the production of perfumes with a sandalwood base.
Kadamba large sized tree with a broad crown and straight cylindrical stem. The tree may reach a height of 45 m. The tree sometimes has small buttresses and a broad crown. Its branches are almost perpendicular to the main stem.
Kadamb is a deciduous tree that grows throughout India, especially at low-level places. The crown is umbrella-shaped and the branches are characteristically arranged in tiers. Flowers orange, small, in dense, globose heads. They appear like solid, hairy orange balls. The fruits are small capsules, packed closely together to form a fleshy, yellow, or orange-colored infructescence containing approx. 8,000 seeds.