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Taxon: Santalum ellipticum Gaudich.

Genus: Santalum
Family: Santalaceae
Nomen number: 409859
Place of publication: Voy. Uranie 442. 1829
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 03-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Jun-2009
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • coast sandalwood   (Source: AH 679 ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Materials: wood   (for carving fide Nasi & Ehrahrt, Bois et forets des tropiques 247:13.)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii



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  • Google 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: (03 September 2015)

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