Vateria copallifera

(Vateria copallifera)

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Description

Vateria copallifera is a species of plant in the family Dipterocarpaceae. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. Fruits have a bitter taste. Traditionally people in the surrounding villages of the tree growing areas collect fruits for preparation of various food items.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:Malvales
Family:Dipterocarpaceae
Genus:Vateria
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