27 Nakshatras Trees or Plants

1. Ashwini Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Kanjiram/ Yetti/ Etti/ Kuchala
  • English Name: Strychnine
  • Botanical Name: Strychnos nux-vomica

2. Bharani Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Nelli/ Perunelli/ Aavali/ Amla/ Amalaki
  • English Name: Indian Gooseberry/ Amla
  • Botanical Name: Phyllanthus emblica/ Emblica officinalis

3. Krittika Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Athi/ Ambar/ Udumbara/ Gular
  • English Name: Cluster Fig/ Country Fig/ Fig
  • Botanical Name: Ficus glomerata/ Ficus racemosa

4. Rohini Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Naval/ Jambhali/ Perunjaval
  • English Name: Jamun/ Black Plum
  • Botanical Name: Eugenia Jaambolana/ Syzygium cuminii

5. Mrigasira Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Karingali/ Karungali/ Kher
  • English Name: Cutch Tree/ Milmesha/ Ebony
  • Botanical Name: Acacia catechu/ Diospyros ebunum

6. Ardra Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Kari /Kumbil/ Karai/ Thippilli/ Agar/ Krushnagus/ Agalichandanum/ Akil/ Sen Santhanam/ Aguru
  • English Name: Cashmere Tree/ Long Pepper/ Red Sandal
  • Botanical Name: Diospyros melanoxylon/ Ptero carpus santalinus/ Aquillaria agallocha

7. Punarvasu Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Mula/ Moongil/ Velu
  • English Name: Bamboo
  • Botanical Name: Bambusa vulgais/ Bamboosa arundinorea

8. Pushya Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Arayal/ Arasamaram/ Pimpal/ Pipal/ Aal
  • English Name: Sacred Fig/ Peepal/ Ficus
  • Botanical Name: Ficus religiosa

9. Ashlesha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Punna /Punnai/ Nagapoo/ Naagchafa/ Nagkeshar/ Nahar
  • English Name: Messua Tree/ Alexandrian Laurel/ Beauty Leaf Poon
  • Botanical Name: Calophyllum indophyllum/ Mesua ferrea

10. Magha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Peral/ Alamaram/ Vatt/ Bargad
  • English Name: Banyan Tree/ Indian Fig
  • Botanical Name: Ficus benghalensis

11. PurvaPhalguni Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Plasu/ Chamata/ Palas/ Khakda/ Modugu/ Murikku/ Parasu/ Polash/ Desuka Jhad/ Dhak/ Chalcha
  • English Name: Flame of the Forest/ Parrot Tree
  • Botanical Name: Butea monosperma

12. UttaraPhalguni Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Ithi/ Itti/ Arali/ Payari
  • English Name: Indian Laurel/ Rose Laurel/ Indian Cleaner
  • Botanical Name: Ficus tinctoria/ Nerium indicum/ Ficus arnottiana

13. Hasta Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Ambazham/ Marima/ Nalini/ Kaatuma/ Velam/ Chameli/ Mulla/ Mullai
  • English Name: Hog Plum/ Neem/ Royal Jasmine / Azadirachta indica/ Jasminum grandiflorum
  • Botanical Name: Spondias pinnata / Azadirachta indica/ Jasminum grandiflorum

14. Chitra Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Koovalam/ Vilvam/ Bel/ Bilvam/ Bilwa/
  • English Name: Beal Tree/ Bengal Quince/ Stone Apple/ Wood Apple
  • Botanical Name: Aegle marmelos

15. Swati / Swathi Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Maruthu/ Neermaruthu/ Marutham/ Jarul/ Arjun
  • English Name: Arjuna Tree / Queen’s Flower
  • Botanical Name: Terminalia arjuna/ Lagerstroemia speciosa

16. Vishakha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Dadhipala/ Vayamkatha/ Vilamaram/ Kaith/ Naagkeshar/ Nahar
  • English Name: Governor’s Plum/ Wood Apple/ Ceylon Ironwood/ Indian rose chestnut
  • Botanical Name: Feronia elephantum/ Feronia limonia/ Mesua ferrea/ Limonia acidissima

17. Anuradha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Elanji/ Magizh/ Magizham/ Maulshree/ Naagkeshar
  • English Name: Bullet Wood Tree
  • Botanical Name: Mimusops elengi/ Mesua ferrea

18. Jyeshtha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Vetti/ Pachotti/ Kuttipala/ Prayan/ Sambar
  • English Name: Bodh Tree/ Stunted Jack
  • Botanical Name: Aporusa lindleyana/ Calammus rotang/ Connatus wightii

19. Moola Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Kunthirikkam/ Veluthakunthirikom/ Acha/ Anjan/ Mamaram/ Raal/ Sal/ Shala/ Ashvakarna/
  • English Name: White Dammar/ Hardwickia/ Sal Tree
  • Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata/ Mangiferus indicus/ Shorea robusta/ Hardwickia binate

20. PurvaShadha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Aattupala/ Aatrupalai/ Samudrakai/ Vanchikodi/ Vet
  • English Name: Fish Poison Tree/ Tinospora
  • Botanical Name: Salix tetraspeama/ Tinos pora cardifodia/ Calamus pseudo-tenuis

21. UttaraShadha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Plavu/ Pila/ Pala/ Sakkai Pala/ Phanas
  • English Name: Jack Fruit Tree/ Bread Fruit
  • Botanical Name: Artocarpus heterophyllus/ Autocarpus cummunis

22. Shravan Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Erukku/ Vellerukku/ Rui
  • English Name: Gigantic Swallow/ Swallow Wort
  • Botanical Name: Calotropis procera/ Calotropis gigantea

23. Dhanishtha Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Muringa/ Paarampu/ Muringai/ Vanni/ Vilaytikikar/ Shashi
  • English Name: Indian Gum Tree/ Indian Mesquit/ Kejari
  • Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera/ Prosopis cinenaria/ Prosepsis speciosa/ Prosopis julifl ora

24. Shatataraka Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Kadambu/ Kadambam/ Katampu/ Valanch
  • English Name: Kadam Tree/ Indian Oak
  • Botanical Name: Anthocephalus cadambu/ Mitragyna parvifl ora/ Neolamarckia cadamba

25. PurvaBhadrapada Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Thembavu
  • English Name: Saaj
  • Botanical Name: Terminalia Elliptica

26. UttaraBhadrapada Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Kudappana
  • English Name: Bajarbattu 
  • Botanical Name: Corypha umbraculifera

27. Revati Nakshatra Tree / Plant

  • Indian Name: Eluppa/ Iluppai/ Moha
  • English Name: Butter Tree
  • Botanical Name: Madhuca longifolia/ Maduca indica