Vateria indica L.

 
  • Family : DIPTEROCARPACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Dipterocarpaceae
  • Species : Vateria indica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vateria indica L. (Unresolved name)
  • Common name : Indian Copal Tree, White dammer, Piney Varnish
  • Vernacular name : Sarja (San.); Safeddammar (Hin.); Chandalika, Dhupadamara (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 6903, KFP 11677
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Yields resin used as good varnish; Seeds yield a buttery compound used as a luminant in Candle, Soap, Confectionery making industries,
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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