Canarium strictum Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 3: 138 1832. (Syn: Pimela stricta Bl.);
India (Darjeeling, Assam, Meghalaya, Orissa, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala), Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin), Bangladesh, Sikkim, China (S-Yunnan) as per Catalogue of Life;
Tamil: Karunkungiliyam, Karangkunthrikam.  Malayalam: Pantham, Pantappayan, Thelli, Viraka, Thellippayin.  Kannada: Nalla rojanamu. English: Black dammar, Doopa; Marathi – Dhup, Ral-dhup;

Akala Gavi :: Canarium strictum :: DVFEB09/42 : 1 post by 1 author. 5 images.
Akala Gavi Yellapur, Karnataka
Date: 25 MAY 2013 … Altitude: about 580 m asl
Canarium strictum Roxb. (family: Burseraceae)

Bhagamandala – Thalacauvery Road Karnataka
Date: 22 FEB 2017 … Altitude range: ~ 907 – 1122 m (2976 – 3683 ft) asl
ID please

Dear friends,
The colours of fresh new foliage was striking; not sure whether a tree or a scandent shrub, the plant was at a considerable distance.
Please help with ID, if the leaves in photos give any idea.

it looks like Canarium strictum to me. Wait till the experts comment.

It is Canarium strictum. Thanks to …, one of my friends who commented at flickr.
Thank you very much …, on dot.


How to germinate seeds of Canarium strictum : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Found in Kolli hills of Eastern ghats.
It is so hard…


Canarium strictum seedling : 10 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)

Canarium strictum seedling.
Seed collected from Kolli hills of Eastern ghats.
How to germinate:
1. Soak the dried fruits in water collected under tree.
2. Remove the fruit layer by end of day. It will be still hard to remove. Use a blade or wooden hammer.
3. Now soak it for 3 days in water.
4. Put in Sun for few hours so that cracks are visible 
5. Use individual bags for each seed pod.
Germination begins around 15 days

Canarium strictum: 3 images.
Found this sapling in FRLHT in Bangalore. KA.


Burseraceae: Canarium strictum Roxb.: 1 image.

synonym: Canarium sikkimense King
location/date: University of Agricultural Sciences campus, Bangalore, July 1997



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