Taxon: Hopea odorata Roxb.

Genus: Hopea
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Nomen number: 401759
Place of publication: Pl. Coromandel 3:7, t. 210. 1811 ("1819")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Oct-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • takhian-yai  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - Transcribed Thai

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Pl Book)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Pl Book; F Males)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Pl Book; Pl Res SEAs 5(1):251. 1993)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; India Andaman and Nicobar; Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia ; Malaysia

  • Cultivated


  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):251.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)

Check other web resources for Hopea odorata Roxb. :

  • 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.