Monthly Archives: December 2020

India is home to two Aquilaria species

agarwood in india

The primary source of agarwood and one of the world’s most expensive trees, the evergreen agar tree (Aquilaria malaccensis Lam) is a step away from extinction in the wild. Wild agarwood trees are battling extinction. The resin-filled wood from the tree is used in perfumery and high quality incense. Scientists say the species has adapted […]