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(Antelaea azadirachta, Azedarach deleteria, Azedarach fraxinifolia, Melia azadirachta, Melia fraxinifolia, Melia indica, Melia pinnata)
Common names: Nimtree
Extract from Wikipedia article: Azadirachta indica, also known as Neem, Nimtree, and Indian Lilac is a tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, and is native to India and the Indian subcontinent including Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Typically growing in tropical and semi-tropical regions. Neem trees now also grow in islands in the southern part of Iran. Its fruits and seeds are the source of neem oil.
(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.
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