Lannea coromandelica

Lannea coromandelica
Lannea coromandelica (Wodier Tree) in Hyderabad W2 IMG 5634.jpg
L. coromandelica flowers in Hyderabad, India.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Lannea
L. coromandelica
Binomial name
Lannea coromandelica

(Houtt.) Merr.

Lannea coromandelica, also known as the Indian ash tree, is a species of tree in the family Anacardiaceae that grows in South and Southeast Asia, ranging from Sri Lanka to Southern China.[1]. Its commonly known as Gurjon tree and is used in plywoods for its excellent termite resistance properties. It most commonly grows in exposed dry woodland environments, where the tree is smaller (up to 10 meters tall) and more crooked. In more humid environments it is a larger spreading tree that can become 20 meters tall.[2] In Sri Lanka Lannea coromandelica often grows on rock outcrops or inselbergs.[3]

References [ edit ]

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  1. ^ "Lannea coromandelica". The Plant List. Version 1. 2010. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  2. ^ Lannea coromandelica, on Useful Tropical Plants, at Accessed 22.8.2017.
  3. ^ Katupotha, Jinadasa & Kodituwakku, Kusumsiri. (2015). Diversity of Vegetation Types of the Pidurangala Granitic Inselberg with Ancient Forest Monastery, Near Sigiriya, Sri Lanka: A Preliminary Study. Research Publication to Commemorate 125 years of service by the Department of Archaeology. Department of Archaeology. 157-167.

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