Caesalpinia sappan L.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : 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.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Caesalpinia sappan. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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