Caesalpinia sappan L.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caesalpinia sappan L.
  • Common name : Brazil wood, Sappan wood
  • Vernacular name : Chappangam, Patang, Sappannam (Malayalam); Patangam (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Often planted
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Caesalpinia sappan. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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