Definition of Pterocarpus indicus

1. Noun. Tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain.

Exact synonyms: Amboyna, Padauk, Padouk
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus
Terms within: Amboyna, Andaman Redwood
Generic synonyms: Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pterocarpus Indicus

Pteridium aquilinum
Pteridium esculentum
Pteris cretica
Pteris multifida
Pteris serrulata
Pternohyla fodiens
Pterocarpus angolensis
Pterocarpus indicus (current term)
Pterocarpus macrocarpus
Pterocarpus marsupium
Pterocarpus santalinus
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Pterocles alchata
Pterocles indicus
Pterocnemia pennata

Literary usage of Pterocarpus indicus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Indian Forester (1900)
"It has, moreover, been usual to believe that Pterocarpus indicus, which does occur—though probably not as an indigenous species—in Tenasserim, is the source ..."

2. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"... ("Pterocarpus indicus is flowering"): end of August - end of September. The rains are declining and the sky less cloudy. Yams cease to prevail in the ..."

3. Annual Report of the Director of Forestry by Philippines Bureau of Forestry (1906)
"Narra (Pterocarpus indicus}. XIII. Buttress of Narra (Pterocarpus indicus). XIV. Logs of Narra (Pterocarpus indicus) on platform ready to be loaded on cars. ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1911)
"... c, fruit of narra (Pterocarpus indicus) 16 XVII. Lower portion of the trunk of a large narra (Pterocarpus indicus) showing root buttress 16 XVIII. ..."

5. Report of the Governor General of the Philippine Islands by Philippines Governor (1907)
"There are two well-known species of Narra, Pterocarpus indicus Willd. and P. ... Both species, Pterocarpus indicus and P. echinatus, have the red and yellow ..."

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