Kadamba tree is one of the very well-known, native trees of India since ancient times. It is mentioned in various literatures of different languages across the country.
In the south, it is seen as a representation of Lord Subramnaya (one of his trio Kandha, Kadamba, Karthikeya) whereas worshipped as Lord Krishna in the north. The tree is held sacred by the Hindus and is evident being a sacred element or shthala vruksha of Madurai Meenakshi whose another name is Kadamba Vana Vasini.................Read more
Source: The New Indian Express