• Common Name: Indian Tree of Heaven
  • Botanical Name: Ailanthus excelsa
  • Family : Simaroubaceae
  • Facts: They are characterised by alternate, usually pinnate leaves without stipules, and by syncarpous, apparently bisexual (but actually mostly cryptically unisexual) flowers borne in panicles, cymes, spikes, or clusters. Most species are evergreen, but some are deciduous, either in the dry season or in winter.