Baccaurea mollis is a tree with a dense crown growing 9 - 16 metres tall. The bole can be 14 - 19cm in diameter, it sometimes has low buttresses[
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local use[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Rain forests, usually at elevations from 60 - 550 metres, occasionally up to 1,800 metres[
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Plants can flower and fruit intermittently through the year[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
Fruit - raw[
]. A sweet-sour flavour[
]. The globose fruit is up to 38mm 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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