Sorting Buchanania names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :



Buchanania amboinensis Miq.

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Buchanania arborescens (Blume) Blume

CHINESE :   山檨     Shan she mu (doubtful spelling),  山檨子   Shan she zi.

ENGLISH : Booncherry (Aust.), Lightwood (Aust.), Little gooseberry tree (Aust.).

JAPANESE :   ブチャナニア   Buchanania.

TAGALOG : Balinghasai (Malampaya).

THAI :  Cha muang.

Buchanania barberi Gambte

HINDI : Awaiting feedback.

Buchanania glabra Wall.

LAOTIAN : Mouang meng van.

THAI :   Mamuang nok (Northern Thailand).

Buchanania heterophylla K. Schum.

Awaiting feedback.


Photographs of spores at University of Arizona Catalog of Internet Pollen and Spore Images ANTHOPHYTA DICOTYLEDONAE A-E.

Buchanania insignis Blume


Buchanania lancifolia Sturt.

ENGLISH : Cheerojee-oil plant.


Buchanania lanzan Spreng.

SYNONYM(S) : Buchanania angustifolia Roxb.

ASSAMESE : Awaiting feedback.

BENGALI : Chironji (seeds).

CHINESE : Awaiting feedback.

ENGLISH : Narrow-leaved buchanania, Cheraunji nut tree, Chirauli nut, Chirauli nut tree, Chironji nut (India), Cuddapa almond, Cuddapah almond.

FRENCH : Almondette (Canada).

GUJARATI : Awaiting feedback.

HINDI : Achaar, Baruda, Char (fruit), Chironji (Cheronjee), Priyala.

KANNADA : Charpoppu.

MALAYALAM : Mungapper.

NEPALESE :     Acar,    Ciraaunji.

ORIYA : Charu.

PUNJABI : Awaiting feedback.

SANSKRIT :      Char, Priyalam, Rajadana.

SINHALESE : Awaiting feedback.

TAMIL : Morala.

TELUGU : Morichettu, Saara chettu.

THAI :    มะม่วงหัวแมงวัน    Mamuang hua maeng wan,   มะม่วงแมงวัน  Mamuang maeng wan, 

URDU : Awaiting feedback.


Buchanania latifolia Roxb.


BENGALI : Piyal.

CHINESE :        豆腐果    Dou fu guo,   天王果    Tian wang  guo,  山檨子  Shan she zi.

ENGLISH : Broad-leaved bachanania, Chirauli nut, Chirauli nut tree, Chironji, Hamilton's mombin, Hermit's tree.

FRENCH : Amande médicinale de l'Inde.

GUJARATI : Charoli.

HINDI : Piyal (Pial), Piyar, Charu, Payala, Peirah, Perna, Payala, Chirka ?

KANNADA : Awaiting feedback.

MALAY : Calumpang.

MALAYALAM : Awaiting feedback.

MARATHI : Charoli.

NEPALESE :     Acar,     Car,    Cirauji.

PUNJABI : Awaiting feedback.

SINHALESE : Awaiting feedback.

TAMIL : Mudaima.

TELUGU : Sara.

THAI :    มะม่วงหัวแมงวัน . 

URDU : Awaiting feedback.

VIETNAMESE :   Cây ràjàyatana.

Buchanania macrocarpa Lauterb.

ENGLISH : Large-fruited buchanania.

Buchanania microphylla Engl.

CHINESE :   小叶山檨子    Xiao ye shan she zi.

ENGLISH : Small-leaved buchanania, Small-leaved chirauli nut tree.

Buchanania muelleri Engl.

ENGLISH : Lightwood.

Buchanania nitida Engl.

Buchanania obovata Engl.

ENGLISH : Green Plum (Aust.), Wild Mango (Aust.).

Buchanania platyneura Kurz.

HINDI : Awaiting feedback.

Buchanania reticulata Hance.

LAOTIAN : Mouang meng van.

Buchanania sessifolia Blume

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Buchanania sessiliflora Blume

MALAY : Awaiting feedback.

VIETNAMESE : Awaiting feedback.

Buchanania siamensis Miq.

THAI :   ศรีธนนไชย   Si thanon chai,    ธนนไชย   Thanon chai.

Buchanania spicata Roxb. ex Wall.

HINDI : Awaiting feedback.


Buchanania splendens Miq.

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Buchanania yunnanensis C. Y. Wu

CHINESE :   云南山檨子   Yun nan shan she zi.

ENGLISH : Chinese buchanania, Chinese chirauli nut tree, Yunnan chirauli nut tree.

General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


Bicknell David & Luzviminda, Flora of Cebu, Philippines (excluding plants found solely under cultivation).

EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < > (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Latin with authority names)

Kalyanaraman S. (Dr.), 1998, Indian Lexicon - Comparative study of the 'semantics' of lexemes of all the languages of India. < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Nayar, M.P. & Sastry A.R.K. (Eds.), 1990, Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Vol. 3. Calcutta: Botanical Survey of India. 271 pp. Illus., col. illus. Covers 195 "threatened" taxa.

SOUK-ALOUN Phou Ngeun (Dr.), Pharmacopée Végétale Lao. < >.

UNEP WCMC (World Conservation Monitoring Centre). The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam - Threatened Plant Species < >.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (20 March 2002).

van Steenis C.G.G.J. 1948. Flora Malesiana. Leiden: Flora Malesiana Foundation. Illus., maps. (20 volumes planned, 9 published.).

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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