Plant species
Botanical NamePunica granatum L.
Family PUNICACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy, Tibetian, Unani and Sidha

Distribution
This species is globally distributed in South Europe, Pakistan, India and West Asia. Within India, it is wild in the western Himalayas between an altitude range of 900-1800 m., and is cultivated throughout the country for its fruits.
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Punica granatum
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Punica granatum
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (5)gulnar, julnar, rana, rumman (fruit), shajratur rumman
English (3)balustine flowers, grenadine, pomegranate
Hindi (21)amar, anar, anar-ka-per, anar-ke-per, auar, dalimo, dalimu, dalmiya, daram, daran, darim, darimu, daroo, daru, dhalim, dharimb, dharu, doran, gulnar-ka-per, nirgal, ringal
Kannada (16)daadima, daalimbe, daalimbe mara, dadima, dadimbe, dalimabay, dalimba, dalimbare, dalimbe, dalimbe-gida, dalimbuhannu, dhalimbe, huli daalimbe mara, hulidalimbe, hushidalimbe, husidalimbe
Malayalam (13)dadimam, dadiman, madala, matalam, matalam-cheti, matalanarakam, pumatalam, raktabijam, talimadalam, talimatalam, urumampalam, urumampazham, uruyampalam
Marathi (3)daalimb, dalimb, dalimba
Persian (6)anar (fruit), darakhte-gulnar, darakhte-nar, gulnar, gulnar (flowers), nar
Sanskrit (37)bijapura, dadima, dadima-phalam, dadimah, dadimam, dadimaphalam, dadimasara, dadimavrikshaha, dadimba, dalika, dantabijaka, darimba, ija, karaka, kuchaphala, kuttima, lohitapushpaka, lohitapuspaka, madhubija, milapatra, milapatraka, mukhavallabha, nagarata, parvarut, phalamla, phalashadava, pindapushpa, pindira, raktabija, raktapushpa, shukadana, shukavallabha, sunila, suphala, svadvamla, valkaphala, vrittaphala
Tamil (127)arocakanacani, arulmaram, arumaram, atalai2, catimataki, catipancu, cerukkam, cikappumatalai, civappuccantanikacceti, civappuccantanikam, civappumatalai, cukacanam1, cukatanam1, cukavallam, cukkilestam, ekamuli, inippu matalai, inippumatalai, inippumatulai, irattapittapicakam, irattavicam, irattavitacceti, irucakam, irucukam, kalkapalam, kalumal madalai, karkapalacceti, karkapalam, kavaiyal, kovarttanam, kucapalam1, kucapalamaram, kukarumulimpam, kurucattam, kuttinam, maathulai, madalai, madalai-ch-chedi, madalai-p-pazham, madalam, madalangkai, madalum vayr, madhalai, madhulam, madhulami, madulai, madulam, madulungam, magilam palam, malaki, manimatari, manipicam, manipicamaram, manivicam, maniviciramam, maniviciramaram, maralam#, maralam@, maralamaram, marayam, matalaimacaki, matalaimacakimaram, matalam#, matalampu, matalunkam, mathalai, mathulai, matulai, matulainkam, matulam, matulankam, matulankam@, matulankamaram, matulunkam@, matulunkamaram, matuvicam, nallamatulai, narumatulam#, narumatulam@, nattumatalai, palacatavam, palacatavamaram, palacavatam, palapuracceti, palapurakam, palapurakamaram, picapuram, picapuram@, pintirakacceti, pintirakam, pintiram, piraputam, pu-madalai, pulimadalai, pulippumatulai, pumadalai, rumman, tacanapicam, tadimadalai, tadimam, talimpamayati, tantapicakam, tantapicam, tantapijakam, tatimakkani, tatimam2, tatimatulai, tittippumatulaimaram, tittippuppalai, tucakamatulai, tucakatitam, tucakatitamaram, tuccam, tuccam#, tusagam, urucakam1, urumamapalam, uruntanirpputpi, utirapantam, varaimatalacci, varaiyutakam, vinnarakam, vinnarakamaram, vintapurakam, viraiyotakam, virotam, viruttapalam 1
Telugu (24)daadimamu, daadimba, daalimba chettu, daalimma, daanimma, dadima, dadima-chetu, dadimamu, dadimba, dadimma, dalimba, dalimba-chettu, dalimma, dalunimma, danima, danimma, danimma-chettu, karakamu, pulladaanimma, pulladanimma, puvvudaanimma, puvvudanimma, thiyyadaanimma, tiyyadanimma
Tibetan (4)bal-poi-seu, se bru, se u bru, seu bru
Urdu (24)aab-e-amar, amardana, anar, anar dana, anar dona, anar shirin, anardana, anaspal, goolnar, gul amar, gul anar, gul-i-anar, gulnar, gulnar (gulnar farsi), hab-i-qilqil, naspal, poast anar, rub amar shirin, rub anar, rub anar shirin, rub anar tursh, rub-i-anar shirin, sharbat anarshirin, tub-i-anar shirin

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
FRUIT & SEED (1) anaar
FRUIT RIND (1) anar chilkha
Not recorded (11) anar chilkha, anardana, anardana badhiya (no.1), anardana badhiya (no.2), anardana naya, dadambeej, dadamchal, dadamchal, anarchal, maathalanaaranga, phool anar
SEEDS (2) anardana kashmiri, anardana shimla
BARK (2) dadam chhal, dadamchal (anar chilka)
FRUIT COAT (2) dalimbe sippe, maathalathodu
FRUIT (1) dhalimbe hannu(big size)
EPICARP (1) madhulam vodu
DRY FRUIT PEEL (1) mathulam odu

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