Putranjiva is a famous, moderate-sized, evergreen tree, growing up to 12 m in height. It has pendant branches and dark grey bark having horizontal lenticels. Leaves are simple, alternately arranged, dark green, shiny, elliptic-oblong, distantly serrated. Male flowers, with short stalks, in rounded axillary clusters, female flowers 1-3 in leaf axil.
Common Name :child\'s amulet tree, child-life tree, lucky bean tree
Bengali Name : putranjiva
Gujarati Name : putranjiva
Hindi Name : putrajiv
Kannada Name : menasinakale, putramjiva
Konkani Name : saman
Malayalam Name : puththilanji