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Angsana Tree
Pterocarpus indicus

English Common Name: Burmese Rosewood, Padauk, Philippines Mahogany

Chinese Name / 中文名: 紫檀木 (Zǐtán mù), 青龙木 (Qīnglóng mù), 印度紫檀 (Yìndù zǐtán)

Other Local Name: Angsana (Malaysia), Pokok Sena (Malaysia)

Family Name: Fabaceae (Bean Family)‎

Scientific Name: Pterocarpus indicus

Synonym: Pterocarpus blancoi, Pterocarpus carolinoides, Pterocarpus pallidus, Pterocarpus pubescens, Pterocarpus vidalinus, Pterocarpus wallichi, Pterocarpus zollingeri

Classification: ‎Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)‎ > ‎Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants Division)‎ > ‎Fabales‎ > ‎Fabaceae (Bean Family)‎ > Pterocarpus

Origin: Andaman Islands

Growth Habit: Tree

Characteristic: A large deciduous tree growing to 30 meters with yellow flowers that burst to blossom on the same day and rain down in the next morning.

Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and moderate watering.

Propagation Method: Stem cutting (preferred) and seedling.

Images Location: Penang, Malaysia

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