genus Pterocarpus


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Noun1.genus Pterocarpus - genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
bloodwood tree, kiaat, Pterocarpus angolensis - deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood
padauk, padouk, Pterocarpus indicus, amboyna - tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
Burma padauk, Burmese rosewood, Pterocarpus macrocarpus - tree of India and Burma yielding a wood resembling mahogany
Pterocarpus marsupium, kino - East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning
Pterocarpus santalinus, red sanders, red sanderswood, red saunders, red sandalwood - tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood
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At least seven species carry a version of the name in the genus Pterocarpus.