Red Sanders/Red Sandalwood /Saunders Wood

Red Sanders/Red Sandalwood /Saunders Wood
  • Found in southern Eastern Ghats mountain range of South India.
  • This tree is valued for the rich red color of its wood. The wood is not aromatic.
  • The tree is not to be confused with the aromatic Santalum sandalwood trees that grow natively in South India.
  • Red sandalwood has been used for making the bridge and also the neck of the Japanese musical instrument Shamisen and in furnitures in China for its porch appearance.

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