07 mars 2010

Jambul Tree- Eugenia jambolana

Malabar Plum Jambul is an evergreen tree in India which gives oval shaped purple fruits. It's called Jambul in English, Jambu in Sanskrit ,Jamun in Hindi, Njerakka in Malayalam & Njaval in Tamil. Fruits are commonly called java plum, malabar plum, or Indian blackberry. Hindus consider it as a sacred tree & is planted near temples. In Hindu Mythology it's said said that Megha - God of clouds incarnated on earth as Jamun tree. The leaves of this tree are hung over the front door to ensure prosperity. Every part of this tree... [Lire la suite]
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