1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Pterocarpus Jacq.
      1. Pterocarpus santalinus L.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Lal Chandan, Ragat Chandan, Red Sandalwood, Red Sandas, Rukhto Chandan, Sandalwood, Undum

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India

    Introduced into:

    Sri Lanka

    Pterocarpus santalinus L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Suppl. Pl.: 318 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. in T. Smitinand & K. Larsen, eds. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Rojo, J. P. (1972). Pterocarpus (Leguminosae-Papilionaceae). Phanerogamarum Monographiae 5: 1-119.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Rudd, V. E. (1991). A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
    • Caius, J. F. (1989). The medicinal & poisonous Legumes of India. Jodhpur.
    • Thothathri, K (1987). Taxonomic Revision of the Tribe Dalbergieae in the Indian...
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Terrell, E. E. (1977). Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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