Tree's sporting the summer look #6 of 15 | Red Sanders Tree or Red Sandal wood

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raghu ananth

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Apr 9, 2010, 5:03:07 AM4/9/10
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Red Sanders Tree or Red Sandal wood | Tree's sporting the summer look #6 of 15

Thick piece of wood (beams used in house construction) from  this tree, retains its red color for
 a long number of years.

Red Sandal Wood or Red Sander,
Pterocarpus santalinus Linn. f.
Hindi Lalchandan, raktachandan 
Family Fabaceae
endemic,  endangered,
deciduous medium sized tree, 


Date/Time-27 Mar 2010, 11:06:48

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-Mamandur, Near Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, 

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Wild, Eastern ghats

P

lant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Tree

Height/Length-approx - 30 feet

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-  

Inflorescence Type/ Size-

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-  No flowers observed

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-



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Raghu

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tanay bose

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Apr 9, 2010, 12:13:41 PM4/9/10
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Thank you,
Raghu Ji for sharing pictures. At least I never got a chance to see this plant so closely as it's not native to my state.
Tanay


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Swagat

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Apr 10, 2010, 9:37:15 AM4/10/10
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Dear all,
 
'Pterocarpus santalinus' is called "RaktaChandan' 'रक्तचंदन' / 'Ratanjan' 'रातांजन' in Marathi.
 
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