Canarium bengalense Roxb.

 
  • Family : BURSERACEAE
    (Bursera Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SALAI FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Burseraceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Canarium bengalense Roxb.
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Comments / notes : Wood is used for making Tea chests. Resin is burnt as incense. Canarium strictum Roxb., FI. Ind. 3:138. 1832; Bennett in Hook. f.,
  • Key identification features : Medium sized trees, branchlets rusty pubescent; Leaves crowded at the end of branchlets, leaflets ovate-oblong or lanceolate; Flowers in axillary, or Supra axillary racemes like panicles, hairy; Drupes ellipsoid, aromatic.
  • Flower, Fruit : May- January
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 305
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Canarium bengalense. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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