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Marayur Sandalwood Stump

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Bodhi Leaf Marayur Sandalwood Stump

Murayur town is famous for its sandalwood plantations, and just near the town center you can find a small tree that has been illegally cut.

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  • Common name: Sandalwood: A source of the aromatic sandalwood, it is heavily exploited in its range, with over two thousand years of utilisation in India
  • Botanical species: Santalum album
  • Botanical family : Santalaceae [Sandalwood]


  • Latitude: 10.275058 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 77.160699 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 994.8 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • West Coast Walkabout
  • Path : From Goa southwards down the Karnataka coast, to the mountain jungles of Wayanad, then across Pallakad Gap, up into Coimbatore and Murayur
  • Date photographed: 25.12.09


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For the landmarked tree named Marayur Sandalwood Stump , the database reference code is: l053.

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