Pterocarpus - Pantropical genus of trees

Padauk wood is obtained from several species of Pterocarpus. Burmese Padauk is Pterocarpus macrocarpus while Andaman Padauk. Soyauxii are used as herbal Medicines for example. Group was discovered with phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequences. 8S transcribed flanking, internal spacers in the 1 2. Study draws on recent, molecular, phylogenetic studies.

Pantropical genus of trees