Tamanu

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Description

A large, deciduous tree, Calophyllum inophyllum, native to the Pacific islands. The tamanu tree, or ati, has been widely used in Southeast Asia for the oil extracted from the nut kernel.

Synonyms and Related Terms

oil of tamanu; ati; Calophyllum inophyllum;

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Website address 1 Comment: Medicine hunter at www.medicinehunter.com/tamanu.html (Accessed Sept. 28, 2005)