|Etymology||Genus||After the Arab common name of the plant|
|Synonyms||Melia azadirachta L.|
|Common Names||Neem Tree, Chinaberry, Nimtree|
|Native Distribution||India, Bangladesh, Indochina|
Azadirachta indica, a fairly common cultivated tree, can be easily recognised from its foliage and leaflets. The pinnate leaves spiral around the branches, creating a foxtail-like foliage. Each leaflet is small (about 5cm), sickle-shaped and have serrated margins.
The form of the Neem Tree.
Note the foxtail-like foliage.
The leaves are sickled-shaped with serrated margins.
Flowers, taken from a naturalised tree in Lazarus Island.