Arjuna is used as popular ayurvedic medicine, native to India, grows 20-25 metres in height. It is evergreen, large with buttressed trunk and wide spread crown with drooping branches. The flowers bloom in autumn and the plant bears fruits in winter. The fruits are ovoid or oblong with 5-7 short, wings. The plant sheds its bark once in a year like the snake’s skin. The tree is also found in Mayanmar and Sri Lanka.