Terminalia paniculata

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Terminalia paniculata
Terminalia paniculata tree.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Combretaceae
Genus: Terminalia
Species: T. paniculata
Binomial name
Terminalia paniculata

Terminalia paniculata is a tree native to southwest India[1] (including the Western Ghats and Karnataka). Known in the timber trade as kindal, it has a variety of names in local languages.[2]

It is economically important for wood,[1] medicinal uses,[3] and raising silkworms.[1][3]

It is widely planted throughout India.[3]

Bark of Terminalia paniculata


  1. ^ a b c "Terminalia paniculata Roth (Nomen number: 36352)". Germplasm Resources Information Network. Retrieved 2008-01-24. 
  2. ^ "Terminalia paniculata". Forestry Compendium. Retrieved 2008-01-24. 
  3. ^ a b c Thangaraja A. and Ganesan V. (September 2007). "Allozyme diversity in South Western Ghats populations of Terminalia paniculata Roth. (Combretaceae)" (PDF). African Journal of Plant Science. 1 (1): 007–013. 

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