Taxon: Santalum album L.

 
Genus: Santalum
Family: Santalaceae
Nomen number: 33075
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:349. 1753
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_45.html,)
  • Materials: essential oils (for perfumes and soaps fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Materials: wood (for carving and cabinet work fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; Pl Res SEAs 19:162. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Northern Territory

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult. in native range

References:

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  • Nasi, R. & Y. Ehrhart 1996. Sandalwood, a perfume of prosperity. Part 1- a long history Bois Forêts Trop. 247:5-19.
  • Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:161-167.
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Check other web resources for Santalum album L. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.