Mahua, Madhuca, madhuca longifolia
Flowers are fleshy, borne at the tip of the twigs in clusters, creamy in color. Sepals 4, petals 8-9. The fragrant flowers bloom in the spring in Bangladesh.
The species is one of the most beautiful trees in Bangladesh. For this it is generally planted in parks and gardens.
Oil extracted from seeds, flowers and bark is used to prepare medicine. It is used to cure billous fever, physical weakness. Dried flowers are used to make sweetmeats aromatic.