The nomenclature for other "sandalwood" and the taxonomy of the genus are derived from this species historical and widespread use. Santalum album is included in the family Santalaceae

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom: Plantae – Plants  

Subkingdom:  Viridiplantae - Vascular plants

Infrakingdom: Streptophyta – Land plants

Superdivision: Embryophyta

Division: Tracheophyta – Flowering plants

Subdivision:  Spermatophytina – Seed plants

Class:  Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons

Superorder: Santalanae

Order: Santalales

Family: Santalaceae

Genus: Santalum

Species: Santalum album L.

Common name: sandalwood


Ø viewed on 20 September 2015.

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