Common Name: Baroba
Drawing of the leaves, flowers and fruit
Photograph by: Brown W. H.; Minor Products of Philippine Forests Vol. II; 1921
Baroba is a tree, growing up to 20 metres tall, with an irregular bole and buttressed base[
The plant is harvested from the wild for its edible seed, fibre and timber, which are used locally.
Southeast Asia - Philippines.
Primary and secondary forests at low and medium altitudes; sometimes it is the most numerous understorey tree[
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Seed - boiled and eaten like beans[
The bark is used for making rope[
The wood is used for light construction and household utensils[
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