Azadirachta indica

Azadirachta indica

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(Neem)

FAMILY

Meliaceae

Species

Azadirachta indica

Common name(s)

Neem

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white; tree to 15 m tall.

Distinguishing features

This tree has dark brown bark. Leaves compound with 15-19 leaflets that are opposite each other, margins finely toothed, base oblique. Flowers in sprays to 30 cm long, petals white, staminal filaments fused at the base; fruit a yellow drupe 1-2 cm long.

Azadirachta indica