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  1. mayeng, maple-leaved bayur, Pterospermum acerifoliumnoun

    Indian tree having fragrant nocturnal white flowers and yielding a reddish wood used for planking; often grown as an ornamental or shade tree


  1. pterospermum acerifolium

    Pterospermum Acerifolium, also known as bayur tree, is a species of flowering plant that belongs to the Sterculiaceae family. Native to India and Southwest Asian countries, it is often cultivated for its large, showy and fragrant flowers and for its timber. This plant usually grows as a tall tree with heart-shaped, lobed leaves akin to maple leaves and has a woody fruit that contains numerous seeds. It is commonly used in horticulture and is often found in parks and large gardens due to its aesthetic appeal. In traditional medicine, its roots and leaves also have been used for their perceived health benefits.


  1. Pterospermum acerifolium

    Pterospermum acerifolium is an angiosperm indigenous to Southeast Asia, from India to Burma.It is most likely to grow naturally along forested stream banks. The best growing conditions are a seasonally moist then dry climate with access to full sunlight. Pterospermum acerifolium is an angiosperm that is traditionally included in the Sterculiaceae family; however, it is grouped in the expanded Malvaceae family as well. The classification Pterospermum is based on two Greek words, Pteron and Sperma, meaning “winged seed.” There is an array of common names for Pterospermum acerifolium, depending on the region where it is grown. It is commonly referred to as Kanak Champa, Muchakunda or Karnikar Tree within its native range. Other common names include Bayur Tree, Maple-Leafed Bayur Tree, and Dinner Plate Tree. It is a relatively a large tree, growing up to thirty meters tall. Mostly planted as an ornamental or shade tree, the leaves, flowers, and wood of a Bayur Tree can serve a variety functions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pterospermum acerifolium in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pterospermum acerifolium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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