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Melia azedarach L.


Antelaea javanica, Azedaraca amena, Azedarach commelini, Azedarach deleteria, Azedarach odoratum, Azedarach sempervirens, Azedarach vulgaris, Azedara speciosa, Melia angustifolia, Melia argentea, Melia arguta, Melia australasica, Melia australis, Melia birmanica, Melia bogoriensis, Melia bukayun, Melia candollei, Melia chinensis, Melia cochinchinensis, Melia commelini, Melia composita, Melia dubia, Melia flaccida, Melia florida, Melia guineensis, Melia hasskarlii, Melia japonica, Melia javanica, Melia orientalis, Melia robusta, Melia sambucina, Melia sempervirens, Melia superba, Melia toosendan

Common names

Chinaberry, Zanzalacht

Extract from Wikipedia article

Melia azedarach, commonly known by many names, including white cedar, chinaberry tree, bead-tree, Cape lilac, syringa berrytree, Persian lilac, and Indian lilac, is a species of deciduous tree in the mahogany family, Meliaceae, that is native to Indomalaya and Australasia.[+]

LinkChinaberry (Melia azedarach) on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkChinaberry (Melia azedarach) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, March 21, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar


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