Ironwood Tree (Memecylon umbellatum) Family: Melastomataceae (Photos By A. Rajan).
This tree is not only beautiful, but
also useful. It provides hard timber used for building houses and boats. A
yellow dye can be extracted from the leaves and the bark is used to treat
bruises. Ref: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Ironwood%20Tree.html