Saraca asoca, Saraca indica
The soil in the triangle between the A classroom building, the B classroom building, and the north faculty office has killed off six Cananga odorata trees. Even the grass struggles to grow in the top soil free red clay. Thus the success of Saraca asoca is a pleasant and fragrant surprise.
Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Rosids Order: Fabales Family: Fabaceae Genus: Saraca Species: S. asoca Binomial name: Saraca asoca (Roxb.) Wilde Synonyms: Saraca indica Linnaeus