Red Kamala / Kamala tree


Red Kamala / Kamala tree

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Mallotus philippensis (Lam.) Müll. Arg.

Arabic name(s)

Warrs

English name(s)

Red Kamala / Kamala tree

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Euphorbiaceae

Genus

Mallotus Lour.

Species

Mallotus philippensis (Lam.) Müll. Arg.

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

Kamala plant "Warrs" is a small to medium-sized monoecious tree.

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

Kamala tree is common in evergreen forests, especially in secondary forest of South East Asia. In Arabia, Kamala tree is recorded in Yamen.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

The plant is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Narrated by Ibn ‘Umar: A person asked Allah’s Apostle, “What should a Muhrim wear?” He replied, “He should not wear shirts, trousers, a burnus (a hooded cloak), or clothes which are stained with saffron or Warrs (a kind of red dye). Whoever does not find a sandal to wear can wear Khuffs, but these should be cut short so as not to cover the ankles. Sahih Al Bukhari, book of prayers .

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

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Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

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Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

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