Synonym ► O. arborea Wall. ex DC. O. quadriparita Salzm. ex Decne.
Family ► Santalaceae.
Habitat ► Sub-tropical Himalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu.
Folk ► Popli (Maharashtra); Paral (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu); Jhuri (Nepal); Dalmi, Dalmia (Garhwal, Kumaon).
The leaf contains 20% tannin. It gave cis-4-hydroxy-L-proline, and exhibited antiviral activity.
The heartwood is faintly fragrant and reported to be used for adulterating sandalwood.
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