Alstonia scholaris (English) [ IPA: alstonia scholaris ASM: এলষ্ট’নিয়া স্কলাৰিচ]
Contributed by: Anjal Borah (অঞ্জল বৰা) on 2009-10-28
1. Plants(Common Noun) Alstonia scholaris is a small tree that grows up to 40 m tall and is glabrous. The bark is greyish; branchlets are copiously lenticellate.The upperside of the leaves are glossy, while the underside is greyish. Leaves occur in whorls of 3-10; petioles are 1-3 cm; the leathery leaves are narrowly obovate to very narrowly spathulate, base cuneate, apex usually rounded; lateral veins occur in 25-50 pairs, at 80-90° to midvein. Cymes are dense and pubescent; peduncle is 4-7 cm long. Pedicels are usually as long as or shorter than calyx. The corolla is white and tube-like, 6-10 mm; lobes are broadly ovate or broadly obovate, 2-4.5 mm, overlapping to the left. The ovaries are distinct and pubescent. The follicles are distinct and linear. এবিধ একেলগে সাতোটা পাত হোৱা গছ৷

Contributed by: Tapan K Sarma(তপন কুমাৰ শৰ্মা) on 2015-09-08
2. Tree(Common Noun-Neuter) an evergreen, tropical tree native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia; Scientific name: Alstonia scholaris. ভাৰত উপমহাদেশ আৰু দক্ষিণ-পূৱ এছিয়াত উপলব্ধ এবিধ চিৰসেউজ উদ্ভিদ; বৈজ্ঞানিক নামঃ এলষ্ট’নিয়া স্কলাৰিচ।