Botanic Name Terminalia cuneata
Family Combretaceae
English Name Arjun
Malayalam Name Attumaruthu, Neermaruthu
Hindi Name Behera
Sanskrit Name Arjuna
Habit  Tree
Description Medium trees, bole often buttressed; surface pinkish-grey, smooth. Leaves simple, opposite to alternate, estipulate. Flowers bisexual, dull yellow, in short axillary spikes. Fruit a drupe, 5-7 winged; wings equal, lines on the wings oblique and curving upwards, apex notched; seed one
Distribution India & Sri Lanka
Habitat Planted in forest and non-forest areas
Flowering & Fruiting November-June
System of medicine Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Siddha and Unani
Parts Used Bark
Properties & uses: Styptic, febrifugal, aphrodisiac, diuretic, anti-dysenteric and cardiotonic