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Polyalthia longifolia
(debdar)

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Polyalthia longifolia (debdar)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Polyalthia longifolia
  • Preferred Common Name
  • debdar
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Polyalthia longifolia (Sonn.) Benth. & Hook. f.

Preferred Common Name

  • debdar

Other Scientific Names

  • Uvaria longifolia Sonn.

International Common Names

  • English: cemetery tree; Indian fir; mast tree

Local Common Names

  • Bangladesh: debaru; debdaru
  • India: arana; ashok; asok; asoka; asoke; asoothi; asopalav; assothi; asupal; chorana; choruna; davadar; debdari; debdaru; devadar; devadaru; devadhar; dev-dari; hersare; kambadamara; kolerengi; mara-illupal; nara maamidi; nedunar; netlilingam; nettulingam; pungu; puttarjivi; ubbina; unboi

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Annonales
  •                         Family: Annonaceae
  •                             Genus: Polyalthia
  •                                 Species: Polyalthia longifolia

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Containers

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Furniture

Pulp

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Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • For light construction

Vehicle bodies

Veneers

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