Canarium appendiculatum Lauterb.
Canarium branderhorstii Lauterb.
Canarium simplicifolium Engl.
Canarium sylvestre is a tree that usually grows around 20 metres tall. The bole can be 40cm in diameter, and is sometimes buttressed[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of resin and wood.
Southeast Asia - Indonesia to New Guinea.
Primary mixed and sagu forests, usually at low altitudes, occasionally up to 850 metres[
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A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
A resin is obtained from the plant[
The wood is sometimes used[
The wood of most species in the genus Canarium is usually soft to moderately hard and probably not very durable in exposed positions. It is not, therefore of any great commercial value and is only used locally or not at all[
Seed - we have no specific information for this species but seeds of this genus generally have a hard seed coat and germinate erratically. Filing away some of the seed coat to allow moisture to enter more readily, without damaging the seed, will encourage a faster and more even germination[
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