Schleichera

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Schleichera
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Schleichera oleosa young leaves. Jakarta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Schleichera
Lour.
Binomial name
Schleichera oleosa
(Lour.) Merr.
Species

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Schleichera is a genus of plants in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae. There is only one species, Schleichera oleosa, a tree that occurs in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia.[1]

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In Thailand this tree is known as takhro (Thai: ตะคร้อ) or as kho (Thai: ค้อ),[3] the latter being a name that it shares with Livistona speciosa, a kind of palm tree.[4]

Schleichera oleosa bark

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