Red coloured dye Brasilin is obtained from

Options :
  1. Haematoxylon campechianum
  2. Pterocarpus santalinus
  3. Caesalpinia sappan
  4. Acacia catechu

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 3


The heart wood gets infiltrated with gums, tannins, resins, dyes and pigments. Some of these dyes are commercially important e.g., brown coloured haematoxylin (from Haematoxylon campechanum), red coloured santalin (from Pterocarpus santalinus) and red coloured Brasilin (from Caesalpinia sappan) etc.

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