Saturday, September 18, 2010

Nelli


Euphorbiaceae
Phyllanthus embelica

Beheth nelli   S
Nelli      T
Amla, Indian gooseberry   E
A medium to large sized tree up to about 10 m in height It grows in moist part of srilanka below 1200 m altitude. The taste of Amla is sour, bitter and astringent, and is quite fibrous.

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