Vateria indica, the white dammar,<ref>Template:PLANTS</ref> is a species of plant in the Dipterocarpaceae family. It is endemic to India. It is threatened by habitat loss. This tree grows like a palm but has blunt thorns along its trunk.
The resin, also called white dammar, is extracted by scratching the tree's bark. It is used as incense in India, and as an Ayurvedic medicine.Template:Citation needed Vateria indica oil is produced from the seeds.
- Ashton, P. 1998. Vateria indica. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 August 2007.