Sunday 24 September 2023

Mesua ferrea L.

Mesua ferrea L.

¿ may-SEW-ah ? -- named after Mesue, father-son, Arabian physicians and botanists ... A Pocket Botanical Dictionary by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley
FER-ee-uh -- of iron ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: Ceylon ironwood, cobra's saffron, Indian rose chestnut, poached egg tree • Abor: ingi-asing • Assamese: নাগেশ্বৰ nageswor, নাগকেশৰ nagkexor, নাহৰ nahor, নোক্তে nokte • Bengali: নাগেশ্বর nageshwar, নাগকেশর nagkeshar • Dogri: नाग चम्बा naag chamba • Garo: karai, khimdi • Gujarati: નાગચંપો nagchampo, નાગકેસર nagkesar, થોરલા ચંપા thorla champa • Hindi: दलाढक daladhak, द्विप dvipa, नागचंपा nagchampa, नागेसर nagesar, नागकेसर nagkesar, फलक phalak, फणिकेशर phani-keshar, पुष्परोचन pushp-rochan, वज्रकाठ vajrakat • Kachari: khung-khari-baphang • Kannada: ನಾಗಕೇಸರ naagakesara, ನಾಗಸಂಪಿಗೆ naagasampige • Karbi: micharne, phik charnearong • Kashmiri: नागकीसर् nagkisar • Khasi: dieng-ngai • Konkani: नागचाम्फो nagchamfo, व्हडलो चाम्पो vhadlo champo • Kuki: kherser • Malayalam: ചുരുളി churuli, നാഗചമ്പകം naagachampakam, നാഗകേസരം naagakesaram, നാഗപ്പൂ naagappu, നാങ്ക്‌ naanku, വയനാവ്‌ vayanaav • Manipuri: ꯅꯥꯒꯦꯁꯣꯔ nagesor, ꯅꯥꯒꯦꯁ꯭ꯋꯔ nageswar, ꯎꯊꯧ uthou • Marathi: नागचाफा nag chafa, नागकेशर nagkeshar • Mech: nasser-bippang • Mishing: নাহৰ nahor • Mizo: herh-sê • Naga: ngai-ching • Nepali: नागकेशर naagakeshar, नागेश्वरी naageshwaree, रुख् केशर rukh keshar • Nyishi: nahar • Odia: ଦଳାଢ଼କ dalardhaka, ଦେବ ବଲ୍ଲଭ deba ballabha, ଦେବ କେଶର deba kesara, ଦ୍ବିପ dwipa, ହେମ ପୁଷ୍ପ hema pushpa, ନାଗ କେଶର naga keshara, ନମେରୁ nameru, ପାଟଳ patala, ଫଳକ phalaka, ଫଣି କେଶର phani kesara, ପୁନ୍ନାଗ punnaga, ରାଜ ପୁଷ୍ପ raja pushpa, ରକ୍ତପୁଷ୍ପ raktapushpa, ରକ୍ତ ରେଣୁ rakta renu, ରକ୍ତ ଶେଖର rakta sekhara, ରୁକ୍ମ rukhma, ସ୍ୱର୍ଣ୍ଣ sarnna, ସର୍ପାଖ୍ୟ sarpakhya, ଷଟ୍ପଦ ପ୍ରିୟ shatpada priya, ସୁଗନ୍ଧିକ sugandhika, ସୁପର୍ଣ୍ଣ suparnna, ସୁରପନ୍ନାଗ surapannaga • Pali: नाग रुक्ख naga rukkha • Punjabi: ਨਾਗਕੇਸਰ nagkesar • Sanskrit: अहिपुष्प ahipuspa, भुजङ्गाख्य bhujangakhya, चाम्पेय champeya, दलाढक daladhaka, द्विप dvipa, हेमन् heman, हेमपुष्प hemapuspa, हीन hina, इभकेशर ibhakeshara, इभाख्य ibhakhya, जनकाह्वय janakahvaya, कनक kanaka, कनकाह्व kanakahva, कारुज karuja, केसर kesara, खरघातन kharaghatana, किञ्ज kinja, नागाह्वा nagahva, नागकेसर nagakesara, नागाख्य nagakhya, नागनामक naganamaka, नागपुष्प nagapushpa, नागीज nagija, पन्नगकेसर pannagakesara, फलक phalaka, फणिकेसर phanikesara, पिञ्जर pinjara, पुष्परोचन pushparochana, राजपुष्प rajapushpa, रुक्म rukma, सर्प sarpa, सर्पाख्य sarpakhya, षट्पदप्रिय satpadapriya, सुपर्णाख्य suparnakhya, सुवर्ण suvarna, सुवर्णाख्य suvarnakhya, वारणकेसर varanakesara, वराटकरजस् varatakarajas • Tamil: ஐசிலம் aicilam, சிறுநாகம் ciru-nakam, சிறுநாகப்பூ ciru-nakappu, சுருளி curuli, இராசயுகம் iraca-yukam, நாகமரம் nakamaram, நாங்கு nanku, பாலை palai • Telugu: చీకటి మాను cheekatimaanu, గజపుష్పము gaja-pushpamu, కేసరము kesaramu, కింజల్కము kinjalkamu, నాగచంపకము naagachampakamu, నాగకేసరము naga-kesaramu, సువర్ణము suvarnamu • Tibetan: ཀེ་ས་ར། ke sa ra, ཀླུ་ཤིང་གི་མེ་ཏོག klu shing gi me tog, ན་ག་གེ་སར། na ga ge sar • Tippera: khershei • Tulu: ಬೈನಾವು bainavu, ಕೇಶರ keshara • Urdu: ناگيسر nagesar, پهلك phalak, پهنکيشر phani-keshar, پشپ روچن pushp-rochan


botanical names: Mesua ferrea L. ... accepted infraspecifics: Mesua ferrea var. ferrea ... heterotypic synonyms: Calophyllum nagassarium Burm.f. • Mesua nagassarium (Burm.f.) Kosterm. • Mesua pedunculata Wight • Mesua roxburghii Wight ... POWO
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
Ceylon ironwood, cobra's saffron, Indian rose chestnut
poached egg tree
  • Sri Ranjani Sivapalan1 and Vinotha Sanmugarajah - Dictionary of Medicinal Plants - Scientific Names, Family and Selected Vernacular (English, Sinhala, Sanskrit and Tamil) Names
  • the large, fragrant white flowers have a golden centre, earning the tree its "poached egg" name
~~~~~ ABOR ~~~~~
written in: Latin ... spoken in: Arunachal Pradesh ... Abor is one of the two groups of the various languages and dialects of the Adi people, other being Lhoba, spoken by Lobha people of south-eastern Tibet
ingi-asing
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ ASSAMESE ~~~~~
written in: Assamese (অসমীয়া) ... spoken in: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya
নাহৰ nahor
  • XOBDO - A descriptive multilingual dictionary by the people, for the people and of the people of north-east India
  • ৱিকিপিডিয়া - মুক্ত বিশ্বকোষ
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
নোক্তে nokte
নাগেশ্বৰ nageswor, নাগকেশৰ nagkexor
  • XOBDO - A descriptive multilingual dictionary by the people, for the people and of the people of north-east India
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
written in: Bengali (বাংলা) ... spoken in: West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand
নাগেশ্বর nageshwar, নাগকেশর nagkeshar
~~~~~ DOGRI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (डोगरी) ... spoken in: Jammu & Kashmir ... spoken by the Dogras
नाग चम्बा naag chamba
  • Many thanks to OM Prakash Vidyarthi for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ GARO ~~~~~
written in: Roman, Bengali-Assamese, A-Chik Tok'birim ... spoken in: Meghalaya, Assam
karai, khimdi
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
written in: Gujarati (ગુજરાતી) ... spoken in: Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
નાગચંપો nagchampo, નાગકેસર nagkesar, થોરલા ચંપા thorla champa
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (हिन्दी) ... spoken in: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
दलाढक daladhak, द्विप dvipa, नागेसर nagesar (or नागेशर nageshar), फलक phalak, फणिकेशर phani-keshar, पुष्परोचन pushp-rochan
नागचंपा nagchampa, वज्रकाठ vajrakat
नागकेसर nagkesar
~~~~~ KACHARI ~~~~~
written in: Bengali-Assamese, Devanagari, Latin ... spoken in: Assam, Nagaland ... other names for this language: Plains Kachari (Boro or Bara) and Hill Kachari (Dimasa)
khung-khari-baphang
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ನಾಗಕೇಸರ naagakesara, ನಾಗಸಂಪಿಗೆ naagasampige
~~~~~ KARBI ~~~~~
written in: Roman ... spoken in: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland ... other names for this language: Mikir or Arleng
micharne, phik charnearong
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ KASHMIRI ~~~~~
written in: Koshur (Perso-Arabic كٲشُر), Devanagari (कश्मीरी), ... spoken in: Kashmir
नागकीसर् nagkisar
~~~~~ KHASI ~~~~~
written in: Latin (Khasi alphabet), Bengali-Assamese ... spoken in: Meghalaya, Assam
dieng-ngai
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Roman ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala
नागचाम्फो nagchamfo, व्हडलो चाम्पो vhadlo champo
~~~~~ KUKI ~~~~~
written in: Roman ... spoken in: Manipur, Assam, Nagaland ... other names for this language:Thado, Thado-Pao, Thado-Ubiphei, Thaadou Kuki
kherser
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
ചുരുളി churuli, വയനാവ്‌ vayanaav
നാഗചമ്പകം naagachampakam, നാങ്ക്‌ naanku
നാഗപ്പൂ naagappu
നാഗകേസരം naagakesaram
~~~~~ MANIPURI ~~~~~
written in: Meiteilon (ꯃꯩꯇꯩꯂꯣꯟ) ... spoken in: Manipur ... other names for this language: Meetei
ꯅꯥꯒꯦꯁꯣꯔ nagesor, ꯅꯥꯒꯦꯁ꯭ꯋꯔ nageswar
ꯎꯊꯧ uthou
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
नागचाफा nagchafa
नागकेशर nagkeshar
~~~~~ MECH ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari, Roman ... spoken by: Mech people (Bodos of north West Bengal)
nasser-bippang
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ MISHING ~~~~~
written in: Assamese, Devanagari, Latin ... spoken in: Assam ... other names for this language: Mising, Plains Miri
নাহৰ nahor
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ MIZO ~~~~~
written in: Latin, Bengali-Assamese ... spoken in: Mizoram ... other names for this language: Lushai, Duhlian
herh-sê
~~~~~ NAGA ~~~~~
written in: Roman ... spoken in: Nagaland ... the Naga languages are a geographic and ethnic grouping of languages, spoken mostly by Naga peoples
ngai-ching
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ NEPALI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (नेपाली) ... spoken in: Nepal, West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim
नागकेशर naagakeshar, नागेश्वरी naageshwaree
  • Many thanks to Saroj Kumar Kasaju for help with these names ... efloraofindia
रुख् केशर rukh keshar
~~~~~ NYISHI ~~~~~
written in: Latin ... spoken in: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam ... other names for this language: Nishi, Nisi, Nishang, Nissi, Nyising, Leil, Aya, Akang, Bangni-Bangru, Solung
nahar
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
written in: Odia (ଓଡ଼ିଆ) ... spoken in: Odisha
ଦଳାଢ଼କ dalardhaka, ଦେବ ବଲ୍ଲଭ deba ballabha, ଦେବ କେଶର deba kesara, ଦ୍ବିପ dwipa, ହେମ ପୁଷ୍ପ hema pushpa, ନାଗ କେଶର naga keshara, ନମେରୁ nameru, ପାଟଳ patala, ଫଳକ phalaka, ଫଣି କେଶର phani kesara, ପୁନ୍ନାଗ punnaga, ରାଜ ପୁଷ୍ପ raja pushpa, ରକ୍ତପୁଷ୍ପ raktapushpa, ରକ୍ତ ରେଣୁ rakta renu, ରକ୍ତ ଶେଖର rakta sekhara, ରୁକ୍ମ rukhma, ସ୍ୱର୍ଣ୍ଣ sarnna, ସର୍ପାଖ୍ୟ sarpakhya, ଷଟ୍ପଦ ପ୍ରିୟ shatpada priya, ସୁଗନ୍ଧିକ sugandhika, ସୁପର୍ଣ୍ଣ suparnna, ସୁରପନ୍ନାଗ surapannaga
~~~~~ PALI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (पालि) ... used by priests and scholars
नाग रुक्ख naga rukkha
~~~~~ PUNJABI ~~~~~
written in: Gurmukhi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) ... spoken in: Punjab
ਨਾਗਕੇਸਰ nagkesar
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (संस्कृतम्) ... used all over India by priests and scholars
अहिपुष्प ahipuspa, भुजङ्गाख्य bhujangakhya, चाम्पेय champeya, दलाढक daladhaka, द्विप dvipa, हेमन् heman, हेमपुष्प hemapuspa, हीन hina, इभकेशर ibhakeshara, इभाख्य ibhakhya, जनकाह्वय janakahvaya, कनक kanaka, कनकाह्व kanakahva, कारुज karuja, केसर kesara, खरघातन kharaghatana, किञ्ज kinja, नागाह्वा nagahva, नागकेसर nagakesara, नागाख्य nagakhya, नागनामक naganamaka, नागपुष्प nagapushpa, नागीज nagija, पन्नगकेसर pannagakesara, फलक phalaka, फणिकेसर phanikesara, पिञ्जर pinjara, पुष्परोचन pushparochana, राजपुष्प rajapushpa, रुक्म rukma, सर्प sarpa, सर्पाख्य sarpakhya, षट्पदप्रिय satpadapriya, सुपर्णाख्य suparnakhya, सुवर्ण suvarna, सुवर्णाख्य suvarnakhya, वारणकेसर varanakesara, वराटकरजस् varatakarajas
  • for Mesua roxburghii Wight ... Learn Sanskrit - पठत संस्कृतम् - शब्दकोशः
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu
ஐசிலம் aicilam, சிறுநாகம் ciru-nakam, சிறுநாகப்பூ ciru-nakappu, சுருளி curuli, இராசயுகம் iraca-yukam, பாலை palai
நாங்கு nanku
நாகமரம் nakamaram
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
written in: Telugu ( తెలుగు) ... spoken in: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
గజపుష్పము gaja-pushpamu, నాగకేసరము naga-kesaramu
చీకటి మాను cheekatimaanu, కేసరము kesaramu, కింజల్కము kinjalkamu, నాగచంపకము naagachampakamu, సువర్ణము suvarnamu
~~~~~ TIBETAN ~~~~~
written in: Tibetan ... spoken in: Tibet, Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bhutan
ཀེ་ས་ར། ke sa ra, ཀླུ་ཤིང་གི་མེ་ཏོག klu shing gi me tog, ན་ག་གེ་སར། na ga ge sar (or ན་ག་གེ་ས་ར། na ga ge sa ra)
  • 84000 : Translating the words of the Buddha
~~~~~ TIPPERA ~~~~~
written in: Roman, Bengali ... spoken in: Tripura ... other names for this language: Tripuri, Kokbarak, Kokborok, Trippera
khershei
  • Flora of Assam Vol I (Part I) by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das
  • Shri R L Badhwar and Dr R R Fernandez - Edible Wild Plants of the Himalayas - The Forest Research Institute and Colleges, Dehra Dun
  • or kharshei ... K. A. Chowdhury, S. S. Ghosh and others - Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. I
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
written in: Kannada, Malayalam ... spoken in: Karnataka, north Kerala
ಬೈನಾವು bainavu
ಕೇಶರ keshara
~~~~~ URDU ~~~~~
written in: Urdu (اردو) ... spoken in: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka
ناگيسر nagesar (or ناگيشر nageshar), پهلك phalak, پهنکيشر phani-keshar, پشپ روچن pushp-rochan
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Bihar [I], Odisha [I], Sikkim [I], Uttar Pradesh [I]
[I] = introduced
~~~~~ Last updated: 24-09-2023 ~~~~~
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