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Details for: Tamarindus indica
Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Tamarindus indica L.
Rank: Species
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Detarieae
                                        Genus - Tamarindus L.
Synonyms: Tamarindus occidentalis Gaertn.
Tamarindus officinalis Hook.
Tamarindus umbrosa Salisb.
Comments: Cultivated in Thailand and all over the tropics for its edible fruit-pulp., Early Dutch settlers introduced this tree to Mauritius., Native range uncertain; probably Madagascar., Now believed to be indigenous in Madagascar, along rivers in the south., Probably native to Africa, but may be India., Widely cultivated.
Common names: Indian Date (English), Tamaleni (), Tamare (), Tamaren (), Tamarin (), Tamarin des Bas (French), Tamarind (English), Tamarindo (), Tamarinier (French), Tamarinier des Bas (French), Tamerine (), Tamrind ()[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: [Eg]
Use: Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Fibre, Food and Drink, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood