Nectar yielding trees


Sl. No.

Common Name

Scientific Name

Family

Method of Planting

1.

Red Silk Cotton (Buruga)

 

Bombax ceiba 

Bombacaceae

Single in a open area and in a corner

2.

Flame of the forest (Muthuga)

Butea monosperma

Fabaceae (Papilionaceae)

3-4 trees in a cluster

3.

Indian Coral Tree (Harivana)

 

Erythrina indica/verigata

 

Fabaceae (Papilionaceae)

 

4-5 trees in a cluster

4.

Erythrina (Mullu muruku)

Erythrina suberosa

Fabaceae (Papilionaceae)

Single trees in park corners

5.

Eryrhina (Keechige)

Erythrina stricta

Fabaceae (Papilionaceae)

4 Single trees in park corners

6.

Bottle Brush

Callistemon lanceolatus

Myrtaceae

 

5-6 trees in a row along park border on opposite sides

7.

Gliricidia

Gliricidia sepium

Fabaceae (Papilionaceae)

 

2-4 plants in a cluster in a corner

8.

Indian Cork Tree (Birate mara/ Aakasha Mallige)

Millingtonia hortensis

Bignonaceae

4-5 trees singly in corners or borders on opposite sides

9.

Badminton ball Tree

Parkia biglandulosa

Mimosaceae

Single tree in a open area and in a corner

10.

Jacaranda

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Bignoniaceae

4-5 scattered trees along borders

11.

Red Tulip Tree

Spathodea campanulata

 

Bignoniaceae

Single trees in corners or in between corners

12.

White Silk Cotton (Kaduburuga)

Cochlospermum gossypium

Cochlospermaceae

Single tree in a corner

13.

Scarlet-Sterculia

Firmiana colorata

Sterculiaceae

Single tree in a corner