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Neolamarckia cadamba, Anthocephalus cadamba, Anthocephalus chinensis, Cadam, Kadam

Neolamarckia cadamba, Anthocephalus cadamba, Anthocephalus chinensis

Cadam, Kadam
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Tropical Asia
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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Kadam flowers are sweetly fragrant, red to orange in colour, occurring in dense, globular heads of approximately 5.5 cm diameter. Kadamba is stated to be one of the most frequently planted trees in the tropics. It is grown as an ornamental, and for low-grade timber and paper.

Bark used as tonic, febrifuge.





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