Vitex pinnata

Common name in Sri Lanka is Hal tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Milla
Botanical Name  Vitex pinnata
Origin of species  Native
Family  Lamiaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  T8
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  125
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -2 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -10-20 cm
-Width -3-7 cm
-Texture -Thick
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Slow
Crown type  Open spread crown
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Sandy to loam soils
Impact on Soil  Soil quality enhance
Salinity tolerance
Human uses
Economic Importance  Medicine, timber
Distribution  Low country
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  March-April
Flower Color  Lavender purple
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit