Scientific Name :

Randia Ugilinosa

Medicinal Value :

Unripe fruit is used as an astringent. Roasted pulp is effective in dysentery.

Nutrient Value :

Rich in moisture, fibres, carbohydrates, mineral matter, fats, calcium and phosporus.

Culinery and Other Values :

Roasted pulp is used as an colour intensifier in dyeing. Leaves are used as fodder for cattle.

Glossary :

  • English : Boenagaarae
  • Tamil : Vagatta / Kalikarai
  • Malayalam : Mahapindatharu
  • Telugu : Adavi Maanga