Acacia auriculiformis Cnn. Ex Benth.
Common name: Australian wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A medium size evergreen tree. Leaves alternate, simple, reduced to phyllodes, blade-like and slightly curved. Flowers are minute, loose, yellow-orange elongated inflorescence. Fruit a flat, oblong pod, twisted at maturity.
Flowering: July- October
Native: Australia
Location: Anajana Nagar, Yeshwanthpur, Vijay Nagar and outskirts of city.

Bauhinia purpurea L.
Common name: Butterfly tree
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A medium-sized tree up to 6.5 m high. Leaves alternate, simple, broadly ovate-orbicular, cleft to middle, lobes rounded. Inflorescence a raceme. Flowers are in a panicle, rose to pink. Fruit a pod, flat, pubescent.
Flowering and fruits: October and May
Native: India, Burma, Vietnam
Location: Malleshwaram, Mahalakshmipuram, Yeshwanthpura, Jaynagar East, Jayanagar, Rajarajeshwari nagar, Sadashiva Nagar. Cultivated as avenue tree.

Bombax malabaricum DC.
Common name: Red silk-cotton tree
Family: Bombacaceae
Description: A tall native with straight trunk that is covered with hard, sharp, conical prickles. Leaves are large with 3-7 lanceolate to oval leaflets having pointed apex. Flowers are large clustered at the end of branches. Fruit ovoid in shape with five partitions. Seeds are covered with silky white hairs.
Native: India
Flowering and fruits: February – March
Location: Malleshwaram, M.G Road, Sadashiva Nagar.

Cassia spectabilis DC.
Common name: Popcorn bush cedar
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A medium sized tree with dense canopy. Leaves are pinnately compound. Flowers yellow in terminal corymbose panicles. Fruit is a long compressed and dehiscent pod.
Flowering and Fruits: March –October
Native: Tropical Southeast Asia
Location: Malleshwaram, Sanjay Nagar, Sankey Road, M.G Road, Yeshwanthpur, Rajaji Nagar. Dr Rajkumar ward.

Cocos nucifera L.
Common name: Coconut palm
Family: Arecaceae
Description: A monoecious palm with regular leaf scars. Leaves are pinnately compound. Flowers are in a branched spadix, male flowers are small and many. Fruit is a drupe. Endocarp is lined with hallow endosperm, which is edible.
Flowering and Fruits: Throughout the year
Native: Indo-Pacific
Location: Rajaji Nagar, Mahalakshmi layout, Rajajeshwari Nagar, Basveshwara Nagar, Jayanagar, Yeshwanthpur, Yelahanka, Armane Nagar. Commonly occur in residential area.

Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hook.) Raf.
Common name: Gulmohur
Famliy: Fabaceae
Description: Moderate sized tree upto 9 m high. Leaves alternate, bipinnate, upto 40 cm long. Inflorescence a corymb. Fruit a pod, long, black, when dry, upto 50 cm long, septate within.
Flowering and fruits: April - June
Native: Madagascar
Location: Rajajeshwari Nagar, Malleshwaram, Rajaji Nagar, Shankar Mutt, Seshadripuram, Yelahanka. Cultivated as avenue tree.

Polyalthia longifolia (Sonn.) Thwaites
Common name: Mast tree
Family: Annonaceae
Description: Tree up to 4 m high. Leaves alternate, simple, shortly-petoiled undualate, acute, shining, membranous when young. Inflorescence a panicle, sometimes in a short-peduncled umbel. Fruits a berry, ovoid, reddish black.
Flowering and Fruits: March –April; April –May
Native: South India
Location: Yeshwanthpur, Rajajinagar, Vijaynagar, Malleshwaram, Mahalakshmipuram. Cultivated as avenue tree.

Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Common name: African tulip tree
Family: Bignoniaceae
Description: Glabrescent evergreen tree, upto 20 m high. Leaves opposite, imparipinnate, ovate-lanceolate, entire.  Flowers in terminal racemes or panicles. Capsule linear-lanceolate, acuminate at both ends.
Flowering: December –March Fruits: April-July
Native: Tropical Africa
Location: Malleshwaram, Rajajinagar, M.G Road, Sanjay Nagar, Sadashiva nagar, Raj Rajeshwari Nagar, Vijay nagar, Hebbal. Cultivated as avenue tree.

Millingtonia hortensis L.f.
Common name: Indian cork tree
Family: Bignoniaceae
Description: Tree with drooping upto 16 m high. Leaves opposite, simple, 2-3-pinnate upto 30 cm. inflorescence a terminal corymbose panicle. Fruit an elongated capsule, flattened, dehiscent, leathery.
Flowering and Fruits: April –May
Native: Myanmar
Location: Dr. Rajkumar ward, Malleshwaram, Yeshwanthpur, Jaynagar, Sadashiva nagar, Aramane Nagar.  Cultivated as avenue tree.

Pongamia pinnata
Common name: Indian elm
Family: Fabaceae
Description: Moderate sized tree upto 7 m high. Leaves alternate, pinnate, stipules small, oblong, cadcous. Inflorescence a panicled raceme, axillary and terminal. Fruit a pod, oblong-obovoid, compressed, woody. Seeds solitary, reniform, brown at both ends.
Flowering and Fruits: March – April
Native: India
Location: Malleshwaram, Mahalakshmipuram, Basaveshwara Nagar, Yelahanka. It is drought-resistant and has high tolerance level to air pollution.

Bauhinia variegata L.
Common name: Moutain ebony
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A Moderate sized tree. Leaves alternate, simple, coriaceous, cordate, cleft to the middle. Inflorescence a corymbose racemose. Fruit a pod, flat, glabrous, prominently veined when dry dehiscent.
Native: India, China.
Flowering and Fruits: February-March & May.
Location: Malleshwaram, Rajajinagar, Yeshwanthpur, Yelahanka, Jayanagar, Hebbal. It is drought-resistant.

Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth
Common name: East Indian walnut
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A large deciduous tree upto 12 m high. Leaves alternate, pinnate, with glands at base, leaflets upto 10 pairs. Flowers are white globose. Fruit a pod, flat upto 20 cm long, straw coloured.  
Flowering: March - December
Native: Asia
Location: Malleshwaram, Rajajinagar, Vijayanagar, Yeshwanthpur, Banashankari.

Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC. )
Common name: Copper pod
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A large deciduous tree, upto 20 m high. Leaves are bipinnately compound and pubescent. Flowers are in a terminal panicle, golden yellow with brownish stripes. Fruit is a pod 5-10 cm long, copper coloured.
Flowering: Summer months
Native: Sri Lanka, Sutheast Asia
Location: Malleshwaram, Rajajinagar, Yeshwanthpur, Armane Nagar.

Roystonea regia (H.B.K) O.F.Cook
Common name: Cuban royal palm
Family: Arecaceae
Description:  A tall palm up to 20-30 m high, thickened at about the middle.  Leaves are innately compound, pinnae are in 2 rows, strap-like, strongly several-nerved. Inflorescence found beneath the crown shaft and emerges from narrow. Flowers are borne on a branched panicle. Fruit is an oblong or globose drupe, deep purple when ripe.
Flowering: July-August
Native: Cuba
Location: It is cultivated as Ornamental palm. It is occur in Offices, Institutes. 

Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Common name: She- oak
Family: Casuarinaceae
Description: Dioecious tree, up to 15 m high. Stem cylindrical, woody. Bark grey-brown, smooth, branch drooping. Leaves whorled, scale-like, linear and sometimes sheathing at base. Inflorescence a spike or globose. Flowers unisexual. Fruit a winged nutlet, seeds winged.
Flowering and Fruits: Dec. – Feb.
Native: Malaysia, S. Asia, Australia
Location: Yelahanka, Ramanagaram, Malleshwaram.

Tectona grandis L.f
Common name: Teak
Family: Verbenaceae
Description: Deciduous stellate-tomentose tree, upto 9 m high. Leaves opposite, simple, entire.  Flowers in terminal panicles. Fruit a drupe enclosed by the enlarged calyx.
Flowering and Fruits: Jun. –Oct.
Native: Southeast Asia
Location: Malleshwaram, Anajana Nagar.


Grevillea robusta Cunn. Ex R. Br.
Common name: Silver oak
Family: Proteaceace
Description: A fast-growing evergreen tree. Leaves are dark green dented bipinnatified long with grayish white or rusty undersides. Flowers are golden-orange in one-sided racemes. Fruit is a boat-shaped, dark brown leathery dehiscent follicle.
Flowering and Fruits: Mar. -May
Native: Australia
Location: M.G Road, Hebbal, Yeshwanthpur.


Swietenia macrophylla King
Common name: Honduras mahogany
Family: Meliaceae
Description: A large deciduous tree. Leaves are compound and opposite. Flowers are in axillary panicles, small and cream-coloured, pentamerous. Fruit is a globose woody dehiscent capsule shape like an inverted club. Seeds are many and winged.
Flowering: March-May
Native: Tropical America, Mexico, Brazil
Location:  Magadi Road, Banashankari, Raj Rajeshwari Nagar.


Cassia fistula
Common name: Indian laburnum
Family: Fabaceae
Description: Tree up to 5 m high. Leaves alternate, pinnate, leaflets up to 8 pairs, ovate-oblong, inflorescence a lax raceme, and drooping up to 50 cm long. Fruit a pod, pendulous, black, cylindrical.
Flowering and Fruits: Mar. – May; Sep.
Native: India, China, Southeast Asia
Location: Malleshwaram, Jayanagar East, Sanjay Nagar, Yeshwanthpur, Rajajeshwari Nagar, Sadashiva Nagar, Seshadripuram, Yelahanka, Mahalakshmi Layout.

Milletia ovalifolia
Common name: Moulmein Rose Wood
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A small deciduous tree. Leaves imparipinnately compound, elliptical, obtuse. Flowers solitary or fascicled. Fruit linear, glabrous to subglabrous.
Flowering and Fruits: January – February
Native: Burma
Location: Lalbagh, Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon park, Malleshwaram.

Michelia champaca L.
Common name: Orange champak
Family: Magnoliaceae
Description: Erect tree, up to 10 m high. Leaves alternate, simple, petiolate, ovate-lanceolate, coriaceous and glabrous. Flowers solitary, fragrant, Fruit a capsule, brown, dehiscent.
Flowering and Fruits: March- May.
Native: India, Malaysia
Location: Lalbagh, Mahalakshmi layout, Rajajeshwari Nagar.

Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr.
Common name: Rain tree
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A large tree upto 15 m high. Leaves alternate, bipinnate upto 30 cm long, stipules early caduceus. Inflorescence a corymbose spike, bracts spathulate. Fruit pod with sugary pulp, brownish-black, upto 20 cm long. Seeds ovoid.
Flowering: March- May
Native: Tropical America, West Indies
Location: Banashankari, Jeevanbhima Nagar, Magadi Road.



Tabebuia rosea (Bertol) DC.
Common name: Rosy trumpet
Family: Bignoniaceae
Description: A deciduous tree grows up to 30 m. Leaves are compound, digitate and each leaf has 5 leaflets. Flowers appear in dense terminal panicles. Fruit capsule is a horn-shaped capsule.
Flowering: Summer
Native: Tropical South America
Location: Basavangudi, Jayanagar 4th Block, National College, Cubbon park, Lalbagh, Malleshwaram

Murraya koenigii
Common name: Curry leaf tree
Family: Rutaceae
Description: An evergreen small tree. Leaves are compound. Inflorescence is a bunch of small flowers which are mildly fragrant. Fruit is globose to oblong and deep purple pr black and shiny when ripe.
Flowering and Fruits: Summer months
Native: India, Sri Lanka, China, Laos, Myanmar
Location: Trees are particularly occurring in the backyards of Residential area.

Psidum guajava L.
Common name: Guava
Family: Myrtaceae
Description: A small-sized tree. Leaves are opposite, decussate and elliptic-lanceolate. Flowers are solitary  or in pairs at the axils. Petals are white. stamens are many and exserted. Fruit is an edible berry.
Flowering and Fruits: March - May
Native: Tropical America
Location: It is found in almost all residental area


Mangifera indica
Common name: Mango
Family: Anacardiaceae
Description: Moderate sized tree, up to 8 m high. Leaves alternate or sub-opposite, simple, exstipulate, lanceolate, undulate, acute or acuminate. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Flowers polygamous. Fruit a fleshy drupe, orange yellow, heart-shaped.
Flowering and Fruits: Feb. – May.
Native: India
Location: Yeshwanthpur, Hebbal, Malleshwaram, Rajaji Nagar, Mahalakshmi Layout. It is cultivated in almost all residential areas.

Jacaranda mimosifolia D. Don
Common name:  Blue Jacaranda
Family: Bignoniaceae
Description: Deciduous tree, upto 10 m high. Leaves opposite, bipinnate, pulvinate. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Fruit a capsule, flat, woody, orbicular, black. Seeds compressed samaroid.
Native: South America
Location:  Jeevanbhima Nagar, Malleshwaram, Rajajinagar.

Saraca asoca (Roxb.) de Wilde
Common name: Flowering ashoka
Family: Fabaceae
Description: Trees, upto 3.5 m high. Leaves alternate, pinnate, upto 20 cm long, rachis glabrous. Inflorescence a corymb, axillary. Fruit a pod, linear-oblong, black, narrow at both filaments slender.
Native: India, Sri Lanka
Location: It is cultivated for ornamental tree.

Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. Ex Corr. Serr.
Common name: Portia tree
Family: Malvaceae
Description: Tree upto 8 m high. Leaves alternate. Flowers axillary, solitary, bracteoles caducous. Fruit a capsule, subglobose, covered with peltate scales, yellow latex present. Seeds ovoid, channelled along the back, pubescent.
Native: India, Africa, Pacific Isles
Location:  Sarjapur Road,

Solanum grandiflorum
Common name: Potato Tree
Family: Solanaceae
Description: Small tree upto 15 feet. Leaves are deeply indented.  Flowers are dark purple and found in clusters.
Native: South America
Location: Malleshwaram,


Parkia biglandulosa
Common name: Badminton Ball Tree
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A large tree with many branches. Leaves are feathery. Inflorescence is similar to a badminton ball hanging at a long thick stalk.
Flowering: October - December
Native:  Malaya
Location: J.P Nagar, Cubbon Park, Sarjapur Road, Rajajinagar.

Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers.
Common name: Pride of India
Family: Lythraceae
Description: Evergreen tree upto 6 m high. Leaves opposite, simple, elliptic-lanceolate, entire, acute, glabrous, base rounded. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Fruit a capsule, woody, dehiscent. Seeds flat, winged at apex.
Flowering: May
Native: India
Location: Lalbagh, Vidhana Soudha, M.G. Road, Malleshwaram.


Castanospermum australe Cunn. & Fraser
Common name: Australian chestnut
Family: Fabaceae
Description: evergreen tree planted as an ornamental in warm regions. Leaves pinnately compound, large and leathery. Flowers large, yellow to orange or reddish in racemes. Fruit is a woody pod with shining surface, cylindrical with tapering ends on both sides.
Flowering: January - March
Native: Australia
Location: Lalbagh, Cubbon Park,

Butea monosperma
Common name: Flame of the Forest
Family: Fabaceae
Description: A medium-sized native tree which is highly ornamental. Leavea are pinnately 3-foliate with large leaflets. Flowers are bright red or orange-red in color. Pod is broad, oblong follicle.
Flowering: February - March
Native: India
Location: Yeshwanthpur, Mahalakshmi Layout, Jayanagar.



Enterolobium cyclocarpum
Common name: Elephant ear tree
Family: Fabaceae
Description: medium-sized tree upto 25-35 m tall. Leaves are bipinnate compound. Globular inflorescences. Fruit large glossy dark brown indehiscent and spirally-organized pods.
Flowering:  February to April
Native: America, Central Mexico
Location: Malleshwaram, J P Nagar.

Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart. Ex DC.) Standl.
Common name: Pink trumpet tree
Family: Bignoniaceae
Description: A small tree with light canopy of spreading branches. Leaves compound of five board leaflets. Flowers vary from pale pink to purple. Fruit is a pale-brown capsule.
Flowering: February – March
Native: South America
Location: M.G Road, Lalbagh, Cubbon park, Hudson circle.

Tabebuia aurea (Manso) benth. & Hook.f. ex S. Moore
Common name: Caribbean trumpet tree
Family: Bignoniaceae
Description: A small deciduous tree. Leaves are palmately compound of five thick leaflets with long stalks. Flowers trumpet-shaped and appear in dense clusters at the ends of branches. Fruit is a pale-brown, hard capsule with winged seeds.
Flowering: January- March
Native: South America
Location: Malleshwaram, Mahlakshmi layout.

Dolichandrone platycalyx
Common name: Nile Tulip tree
Family: Bignoniaceae
Description: Tree grows tall with not branching very much. Flowers are tubular yellow found in clusters. Pods are brown, twisted.
Flowering: Most of the year.
Native: East Africa
Location: Cultivated as avenue tree.


Eucalyptus tereticornis
Common name: Forest red gum
Family: Myrtaceae
Description: A tall evergreen tree with mottled grey bark and a smooth creamy bark. Leaves are long, narrow and curved. Flowers are in stalked cclusters with conical ‘pixie-cap’. Fruit is woody, dehiscent with protruding teeth.
Flowering: October- January
Native: Australia
Location: M.G Road, Malleshwaram, Mysore Road and Outskirts of City.

Callistemon viminalis (Soland. Ex Gaertn.) G. Don
Common name: Drooping bottle-brush
Family: Myrtaceae
Description: A graceful willow-like medium-sized evergreen tree with drooping. Leaves are simple and narrow. Flowers are small with several long attractive stamens. Inflorescence elongated axis giving a bottle-brush appearance.
Flowering: July-October
Native: Australia
Location: occur in institutions,