Flower Database

Shorea robusta

Basic information
Flower Name
Shorea robusta
Formal Name
Shorea robusta
Alias
沙羅双樹
Habitat
India 
Morph
Deciduous tree
Comment
Sal (SAL trees, scientific name:Shorea robusta) is a deciduous treeo f the department Dipterocarpaceae Shorea genus native to India. Reportedly is one of the 3 sacred tree of Buddhism, Shakyamuni was died on the tree. By the way, munges with the 3 sacred tree of Buddhism (also known as: asokanoki, scientific name:Saraca indica L., category: legumes bean eyes) sacred fig (Indian bodhi tree, scientific name:Ficus religiosa), SAL, refers. Ashoka tree that Gautama Buddha was born under the tree and communicated.Sacred Fig is the Buddha under the enlightened and communicated.
General: SAL (SAL),
scientific name:Shorea robusta, also known as Salang, Shere, Searle (Sal), origin: India, life type: deciduous tree, height: 30 m, color: white.
Detailed information
Order
Malvales
Family
Dipterocarpaceae
Genus
Shorea
Species
S. robusta
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse Overseas Graveyard、Temple (sub-) Tropical area
Color
Cream, White
Season
Apr
Height
3000  ~ 3500  [cm]
Diameter
1.5  ~ 3