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 Plant namekūṭaśālmalī
 Latin nameCeiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Bombax pentandrum L.
 Sanskrit namekūṭaśālmalī, śvetaśālmalī
 Hindi namesaphed simal
 Tamil namepañcu
 Malayalam namepaññimaram
 English nameWhite silk cotton tree, True kopok tree
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 299)
kūṭaśālmali, m. f. the plant Andersonia Rohitaka, L.; a fabulous cotton plant with sharp thorns (with which the wicked are tortured in the world of Yama), MBh. (also -lika, m.); R. (-lī, f.); Ragh. xii, 95; N. of a hell, PadmaP.

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