Species is native to India and Pakistan.
Tiong Bahru Park was developed in 1967. This Tree was planted thereafter.
This tree species is sacred to the Hindus.
Roots are believed to be abode of Brahma, trunk is abode for Vishnu and branches are abode for Shankar.
Common belief among Hindus that one who anoints himself with ashes of any part of the tree becomes pure and free of all sins.