Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Melia azedarach Indian Bead Tree, Persian Lilac
Melia azedarach, commonly known by many names, including chinaberry tree, Pride of
India, bead-tree, Cape lilac, syringa berrytree, Persian lilac, and Indian lilac, is a
species of deciduous tree in the mahogany family, Meliaceae, that is native to
Indomalaya and Australasia.