Amla which is also referred to as Amalaki is popularly recognized as Indian gooseberry. Being a transient tree, Amla grows to about 5 meters height. The back of Amla is usually characterized by light brown colour. Its leaves are closely patterned with beautiful shape, sized 3mm wide and 10mm long to give a feathery image.
Another feature of Amla is its pale green flowers which are usually clustered together in 6 to 10 to bring out pleasant looks. The fruits of Amla which weigh about 6 to 8 gms are depressed at poles, fleshy and characterized by globe shape.