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List of names matching "Pterocarpus santalinus"
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accepted Pterocarpus santalinus L. f.

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Pterocarpus santalinus

Accepted name

Pterocarpus santalinus L. f.1, 2, 3, 4


Lingoum santalinum (L. f.) Kuntze3


Tribe: Dalbergieae;  Genus: Pterocarpus

Vernacular names

Lal Chandan (Hi)5; Ragat Chandan (Hi)5; Red Sandalwood6; Red Sandalwood4; Red Sandas (En)4; Red Sandas (En)5; Rukhto Chandan (Hi)5; Sandalwood4; Undum (Hi)5


Perennial non-climbing tree


Medicine3; Medicine4; Medicine7; Wood3; Wood4; Wood7

Geographical records

Asia1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13:   China(U)9, India(N)3, 10, 11, 12, 13, India-ISO(N)1, 2, Sri Lanka(I)4, Taiwan(I)8

India:   Andhra Pradesh13, Orissa12, Pondicherry11, Tamil Nadu10, West Bengal3

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description1, 3, 7, 8, 14, 15;  Distribution3;  Illustration1, 3, 14, 15


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 1992/1993 Cavalcante de Lima H


1:Rojo, J.P. (1972) Phanerog. Monogr. 5: 1-119 Pterocarpus (Leguminosae-Papilion..
2:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
3:Thothathri, K (1987) Taxonomic Revision of the Tribe Dalbergieae in the Indian...
4:Rudd, V.E. (1991) A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
5:Caius, J.F. (1989) The medicinal & poisonous Legumes of India. Jodhpur.
6:Terrell, E.E. (1977) Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
7:Ambasta, S.P. (1986) The useful plants of India
8:Huang, T.C. & Ohashi, H. (1977) In: Li, H.L. et al. (Eds.) Flora of Taiwan, Vol. 3: 148-421.
9:Chen, Y. (1957) Illustrated Manual of Chinese Trees and Shrubs.
10:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
11:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
12:Bairiganjan, G. C et al. (1985) Fabaceae in Orissa. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 7: 249-276
13:Nayar, MP, Ahmed, M & Raju, OCS (1984) Indian J. For. 7: 35: 42. Endemic & rare plants of Eastern Ghats
14:Pullaiah, T. & Ramamurthy, K.S. (2001) Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
15:Pearson, R.S. & Brown, H.P. (1981) Commercial timbers of India, Vol. 1.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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