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Putrajivi (Marathi: पुत्रजीवी)

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Putranjivaceae (rosid family) » Putranjiva roxburghii

¿ put-RAHN-jee-vuh ? -- from the Sanskrit putran (of son); jiva (life)
roks-BURGH-ee-eye -- named for William Roxburgh, Scottish botanist, ... flora of India

commonly known as: child's amulet tree, child-life tree, lucky bean tree, officinal drypetes, spurious wild olive • Bengali: putranjiva • Gujarati: પુત્રંજીવા putranjiva • Hindi: पुत्रजीव putrajiv • Kannada: ಮೆಣಸಿನಕಲೆ menasinakale, ಪುತ್ರಮ್ಜೀವ putramjiva • Konkani: saman • Malayalam: പുത്തിലഞ്ഞി puththilanji • Marathi: जीवपुत्रक jivputrak, पुत्रजीवी putrajivi • Oriya: poilundia, sutajivah • Sanskrit: अपत्यम्जीवः apatyamjivah, पुत्रंजीवः putranjivah, श्लीपदमपहः shripadamapah • Tamil: கறிப்பாலை kari-p-palai, புத்திரசீவி puttira-civi • Telugu: కుదురు౛ువ్వి kuduruuvvi, పుత్రజీవిక putra-jivika

Native to: India, Myanmar; cultivated elsewhere


References: Flowers of IndiaNPGS / GRINDave's GardenDDSA
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Drypetes

Drypetes is a plant genus of the family Putranjivaceae. It was previously put in family Euphorbiaceae, tribe Drypeteae, and was the sole pantropical zoochorous genus of the family. The genus comprises about 200 species. Along with Putranjiva, also in the Putranjivaceae, it contains the only plants outside the Brassicales known to contain mustard oils.

The genus has also been known under a number of synonyms:


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