Distribution: Native to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Western Indonesia
Image locations: Chaiyaphum, Chonburi.
Map info: Provinces are highlighted according to phytogeographical areas as used in the Flora of Thailand project.
Additional notes: In Theravada Buddhism, B. monosperma is said to have used as the tree for achieved enlightenment, or Bodhi by second Lord Buddha. The tree is native to Thailand and is the provincial tree of Chiang Mai.