Aporosa bilitonensis Pax & K.Hoffm.
Baccaurea pendula Merr.
Baccaurea minor is a tree with a dense crown growing from 5 - 35 metres tall. The bole can be 8 - 70cm in diameter, it sometimes has buttresses up to 1 metre tall and 1 metre long[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood and edible fruit.
Southeast Asia - Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia.
Primary, old secondary, or bamboo forest, on ridges or slopes at elevations from sea level to 1,200 metres[
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Found in the wild on granite, yellow sand or yellow sandy loam soils[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
Fruit - raw[
]. A sour-bitter flavour[
]. The globose fruits are up to 15mm 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[
The wood is used locally for making traditional houses[
Seed - when sown fresh it usually germinates in a few days[
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