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Taxon: Sandoricum koetjape (Burm. f.) Merr.

Genus: Sandoricum
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 33013
Place of publication: Philipp. J. Sci., C 7:237. 1912
Name verified on: 15-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • kechapi   (Source: Blumea 31:148. 1985) – English
  • red santol   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • sentol   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • santol   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 2:284.) – Filipino
  • faux mangoustan   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 2:284.) – French
  • sandorique   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Sandoribaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • sentul   (Source: Blumea 31:148. 1985) – Malay
  • sentul   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
  • donka   (Source: F Ceylon ) – unknown

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide CultTropS)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide CultTropS)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide Blumea 31:148. 1985)

Distributional range:

    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia - Sabah, Sarawak; Papua New Guinea; Philippines

  • also cultivated in tropics




Check other web resources for Sandoricum koetjape (Burm. f.) Merr.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.


  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (30 March 2015)

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