Kadamba, Anthocephalus cadamba
Kadamba is one of the most frequently planted trees in the tropics. The tree is grown along avenues, roadsides, and villages for shade. Kadamba is suitable for reforestation programs.
Anthocephalus cadamba has scented orange flowers in dense globe-shaped clusters. The flowers are used in perfumes. The tree is grown as an ornamental plant and for timber and paper-making. Kadam features in Indian religions and mythologies. A fully mature Kadam tree can reach up to 45 m in height.It is a large tree with a broad crown and straight cylindrical bole.