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Palas (Marathi: पळस)

Palash (Hindi: पलाश) is the State Flower of Jharkhand, India

 

Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub.

 

bew-tee-uh -- named for John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute ... Dave's Botanary

mon-oh-SPER-muh -- single-seeded ... Dave's Botanary

 

commonly known as: bastard teak, battle of Plassey tree, Bengal kino, flame of the forest, palas tree, parrot tree • Assamese: বিপৰ্ণক bipornok, কিংশুক kingxuk, পলাশ polax • Bengali: পলাশ palash • Gujarati: કેસૂડો kesudo, ખાખરો khakhro, પલાશ palash • Hindi: ढाक dhak, पलाश palash, टेसू tesu • Kannada: ಮುತ್ತುಗ muttuga, ಪಲಾಶ palasha, ವಾತಪೋಥ ಮರ vaatapotha mara • Kashmiri: पलाश् palash • Konkani: पळस palas • Malayalam: ചമത chamata, കിംശുകം kinsukam, പ്ലാശ് plaas • Manipuri: পাঙ গোঙ pangong • Marathi: ढाक dhak, पळस palas • Nepali: पलाँस palans • Oriya: ପଳାଶ palasha • Pali: किंशुक kimshuka, पलाश palasha • Punjabi: ਢਾਕ dhak, ਪਲਾਸ palas • Sanskrit: किंशुक kimshuka, पलाश palasha • Tamil: கிஞ்சுகம் kincukam, பலாசம் palasam • Telugu: కింశుకము kimsukamu, పలాశము palasamu • Tibetan: rgya skyegs sin, tshos-sin • Urdu: ڐهاك dhak

 

Native to: Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia

  

References: Flowers of IndiaWikipediaNPGS / GRINWikipedia

 

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Taken on December 16, 2007