Adenocrepis javanica Blume
Aporosa dolichocarpa Pax & K.Hoffm.
Baccaurea acuminata (Miq.) Müll.Arg.
Baccaurea leucodermis Hook.f. ex Ridl.
Baccaurea minahassae Koord.
Baccaurea minutiflora Müll.Arg.
Baccaurea sanguine J.J.Sm.
Diasperus javanicus (Miq.) Kuntze
Hedycarpus javanicus Miq.
Microsepala acuminata Miq.
Phyllanthus javanicus (Miq.) Müll.Arg.
Baccaurea javanica is a shrub or small tree with a dense crown growing from 3 - 12 metres tall. The bole can be up to 30cm in diameter, it sometimes has buttresses up to 30cm high and 10cm long[
The edible fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use.
Southeast Asia - Nicobar Islands, Malaysia, Indonesia.
Primary or secondary rain forest, or freshwater swamps at elevations from sea level to 1,800 metres[
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Plants can flower and fruit all year round[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
Fruit - raw[
]. A sweet to sour flavour[
]. The globose fruit is about 11 - 17mm in diameter[
We have no specific information on this species, but the bark of several members of this genus is used to relieve eye inflammation[
In common with other trees that produce their flowers and fruits on the trunk of the tree, members of this genus are generally considered to be good support trees for the climbing rattan palms, which are grown to provide material for basket making, weaving into furniture, making ropes etc[
We have no specific information for this species, but the bark of several members of this genus is used, along with other ingredients, as a dyestuff to colour silk yellow, red or mauve, using the dyeing process known as 'pekan' in Malay[
Although we have no specific information for this species, most members of this genus produce an excellent timber, which can be used to build houses and boats and to make furniture[
Seed - when sown fresh it usually germinates in a few days[
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