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Terminalia bellirica
(beleric myrobalan)

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Terminalia bellirica (beleric myrobalan)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Terminalia bellirica
  • Preferred Common Name
  • beleric myrobalan
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Charcoal
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Fuelwood
  • Invertebrate food for silkworms

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Athirappilly, Kerala, India.
TitleTree habit
CaptionAthirappilly, Kerala, India.
Copyright©K.C. Chacko/KFRI
Athirappilly, Kerala, India.
Tree habitAthirappilly, Kerala, India.©K.C. Chacko/KFRI
Pakistan.
TitleTree habit
CaptionPakistan.
Copyright©K.M. Siddiqui
Pakistan.
Tree habitPakistan.©K.M. Siddiqui
TitleBark and bole
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Bark and bole©K.C. Chacko/KFRI
TitleBark
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Bark©K.C. Chacko/KFRI
TitleFoliage
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Foliage©K.C. Chacko/KFRI
1. habit of the tree
2. flowering branch
3. flower
4. fruit
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Caption1. habit of the tree 2. flowering branch 3. flower 4. fruit
CopyrightPROSEA Foundation
1. habit of the tree
2. flowering branch
3. flower
4. fruit
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb.

Preferred Common Name

  • beleric myrobalan

Other Scientific Names

  • Myrobalanus bellirica Gaertn.
  • Terminalia laurinoides Teijsm. & Binn. ex Miq.
  • Terminalia punctata Roth

International Common Names

  • English: beach almond; bedda nut tree; belliric myrabolan
  • French: myrobalan beleric

Local Common Names

  • Bangladesh: bahera
  • India: akshavriksha; bada; bahada; baheda; bahedo; bahera; baherra; baheruka; baherukka; bahira; balda; balela; balna; balra; barhu; barro; bauri; bayrah; behaza; beheda; behedan; behera; behira; behra; bhaira; bhamora; bharla; bherda; bhotra; birha; boira; bowa; buhura; bulla; bulluch; dubong; goting; hela; hero; kattuelu-pan; kattuelupay; lechara; sag; sagona; santi; silli; tandi; tare; tari; thadi; thandi; thandra; thandri; thani; thara; thare; tharo; vehala; vehela; vela; vibhitaki
  • Indonesia: jaha; ketapang; sana
  • Indonesia/Java: jaha kebo; jaha sapi
  • Indonesia/Sumatra: ulu belu
  • Laos: heen; nam kieng dam
  • Malaysia: jelawai; mentalun; simar kulihap
  • Myanmar: thitsein
  • Thailand: haen; haen-khao; haen-ton; samo-phiphek
  • Vietnam: bang hoi; bang moc; nhut

EPPO code

  • TEMBL (Terminalia bellirica)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Myrtales
  •                         Family: Combretaceae
  •                             Genus: Terminalia
  •                                 Species: Terminalia bellirica

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Invertebrate food for silkworms

Environmental

  • Agroforestry

Fuels

  • Charcoal
  • Fuelwood

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Carved material
  • Dye/tanning
  • Gum/resin
  • Lipids
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Wood/timber

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
  • Traditional/folklore

Wood Products

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Boats

Charcoal

Containers

  • Cases
  • Cooperage

Roundwood

  • Pit props

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Beams
  • Flooring
  • For heavy construction
  • For light construction

Vehicle bodies

Wood-based materials

  • Plywood

Woodware

  • Turnery