Elaeocarpus is a genus of tropical and subtropical evergreen trees and shrubs. The seeds of Elaeocarpus ganitrus are used to make rudraksha, a type of. Elaeocarpus sphaericus (rudraksha), belonging to the family Elaeocarpeaceae is popular in indigenous system of medicine including Ayurveda, Siddha and. The genus, Elaeocarpus, is believed to have more than sps. It is distributed from Madagascar in the west, to India, SE Asia, Malaysia, south China, Japan.

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Micropropagation of newly produced F1 hybrid of Eucalyptus E. Pharmacological activity of Elaeocarpus sphaericus. They are shining green on the upper side with and dull-fibrous on dorsal side Fig.

Anti-inflammatory activity of Elaeocarpus sphaericus fruits extracts in rats. Moreover, regeneration via seeds do not ensure true-to parent type populations.

Elaeocarpus ganitrus – Wikipedia

Thus, there are no established varieties or lines of this medicinally valuable tree species. Khare Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb.

I searched on the internet some of the reference related to its origin for you. Wherever his tears fell the Rudraksha tree Grew.

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Rudraksha is a large, evergreen, drought-tolerant, perennial broad-leaved tree with a large spreading crown. The islands of Borneo and New Guinea have the greatest concentration of species. Shade conditions are necessary to provide an ambient micro-environment optimal for seed germination since the gestation period may vary a minimum of 45 days to over an year.


Effect elaeocarpuus Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb. The fruit includes five or six carpels, each carpel having a single large seed.

This tree is in a private bunglow in the Pune city. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Several isomeric alkaloids of molecular formula C 16 H 21 NO 2 have been isolated from the leaves of Rudraksha tree Johns et al. Location- chandigarh habit- medium sized Tree habitat- shot at a garden temperature- 15 degree C minimum fruits- still raw almost 1inch across, round taste like that of the raw Terminalia bellirica fruit.

I can’t be sure from these pics.

I had never seed flowers’ pictures before now thru your efforts and eyes will get to see the seeds. Besides, about species of Elaeocarpus are indigenous to the subcontinent of which Elaeocarpus sphaericus is one of the medicinally and commercially valuable species.

A notable feature of the family is the drooping, often frilly, small clusters of flowers.

Nursery technique of local tree species-II. It is interesting to note that large number of bees were on the flowers of this tree. I have always admired the blue berries of Elaeocarpus sphaericus because of its sometimes shiny, sometimes iridescent blue coat esp in digital photos is very peaceful and delightful. Resistances in regeneration via conventional methods of cuttings, graftings and through seed germination have resulted in constant decline in natural stands of Rudraksha.

Elaeocarpus sphaericus

Chemical and pharmacological studies. Small Tree For ID: I can still see the flowers and leaves clearly in my head but cant remember the name Only two trees are planted in the garden. A few teardrops fell to the ground and from sphaedicus tears, the Rudraksha tree was born. Elaeocarpus angustifolius Rudraksha from Delhi: Elaeocarpus aberrans Elaeocarpus acmosepalus Elaeocarpus acrantherus Elaeocarpus acuminatus — India. Studies on effect of nutrient media for clonal propagation of superior phenotypes of Dalbergia sissoo roxb.


The seeds are referred to as the Rudraksha or Eyes of Lord Shiva. Ex Munro through nodal explants from mature culms. As the tree matures, the leafy crown obtains a pyramidal shape in nature and the roots rise up narrowly near the trunk and radiate out along the ground-surface.

Positive and negative effects of Rudraksh plant parts alone and in combination with other herbs on selected medicinal and aromatic crops. The natural and planted forest stands of the species are therefore becoming increasingly threatened. Scientific appraisal of rudraksha Elaeocarpus ganitrus: Tired of keeping his eyes closed for so long, Shiva opened them. In vitro clonal propagation of mature eucalyptus F 1 hybrid Eucalyptus tereticornis SM. Also used in making necklaces and buttons.

For more details, pl. Archived from the original elawocarpus How to cite this article: However, according to Wikipedia, Rudrakshas are seed of many Elaeocarpus sps but mostly seed of Elaeocarpus ganitrusthe Rudraksha Tree.

People suffering from anxiety are advised to keep a five-mukhi five-faced E. Publication and Information Directorate, Lucknow, India, pp: Antimicrobial activity of Elaeocarpus sphaericus.