Pomegranate have diverse
cultural-religious significance, as a symbol of life and fertility but also as
a symbol of power, beauty, eternal life. The pomegranate is much-branched, more or less spiny, and extremely long-lived, some specimens at Versailles known to have survived two centuries. It has a strong tendency to sucker from the base.
It is called in different languages in India as-
hindi - Anar, Telugu – Danimma pandu, Tamil- Maadhulai/Madhala naranga/Mathalam
Pazham, Malayalam- Uriyan Pazham, Kannada- Ddalimbo/Dalimbari/Daalimbae hannu,
Bengali- Dareem/Dalim-gash/Dalim, Gujarati- Dadamna, Konkani- Daalimb, Marathi-
Dalimbache, Oriya- Dalimb, Kashmir- Daan, Urdu- Anardana.