Kumbli mara (Gmelina arborea Roxb.) one of the native trees in kodagu grows up to 30 m tall.It has a chlorophyll layer just under the outer bark, which is pale yellow on the outside and white inside. It is a fast-growing tree which grows on different localities and prefers moist fertile valleys.
Kashmiri mara, Shivanemara, Koolimara
Gmelina arborea Roxb.
The wood is quite strong and durable used for making furniture, panelling, musical instruments, match sticks, match box etc. The wood ash and fruits are used for dyeing. Fruits are eaten by wild animals.