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Joshi H 1980a pp 16-20 [TEMP, RAIN, DRA, TEXT, PH, LIG, KTMP, USE]
Perennial deciduous tree.
Semul, Didu, Dumboil, Tula, Thula, Kalilavu, Bilathi poola, Parai-ilavu, Kalilavu, Seema-poolai, Kattu-elavam.
Scientific synonym: Salmalia insignis. In India semul can be found at elevations between sea level and 900 m. The tree can reach a height of upto 30 m. It is adapted to a relative humidity in July of 80-100% and in January 60-80%. It is drought resistant and fire-hardy.