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Sterculia urens, Kateera-gum, Katira, Kulu, Sterculia gum

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Sterculia urens

Kateera-gum, Katira, Kulu, Sterculia gum
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Origin: India
Can be used for bonsaiBig tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Kullu (Sterculia urens) is a beautiful tree with white skin.Sterculia urens is a fairly common variety bearing, in February and March, small, greenish-yellow flowers, hirsute and sticky. The leaves are hand-shaped and similar to those of the Sterculia foetida. It is found in dry forests in rocky areas. Extraction of gum is done during summer season. It has great medicinal value and is a highly valued gum in the international market. It is also used in confectionaries and chewing gums.


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