Pterocarpus santalinus L.f.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Species : Pterocarpus santalinus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pterocarpus santalinus L.f.
  • Common name : Red Sandalwood
  • Vernacular name : Raktachandana (Kan.)
  • Endemism : South India
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments : Often planted in social forestry schemes. Wood is widely used for carvings, toys, etc. Yeilds a pink dye.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Planted
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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