Botanical name: Turraea villosa Family: Meliaceae (neem family)
Synonyms: Turraea obtusifolia
Kapur bhendi is a large shrub, 1-3 m high, with slender drooping branches. It has small dark green glossy leaves. In the month of October it blooms with starry white flowers with five longish petals. The flowers are 2-3 cm across. The flower shape is like that of Singapore Frangipani. The long style comes well out of the flower tube. Occurs occasionally in moist deciduous forests.
The flower labeled Kapur Bhendi is ...