Chisocheton sogerensis Baker f.
Dysoxylum nymanianum Harms
Dysoxylum variabile is a tree that usually grows up to 10 metres tall, exceptionally to 15 metres. The bole is often of poor form, usually to 20cm in diameter, occasionally to 30cm[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
Australasia - New Guinea to the Solomon Islands.
Ridge, hill, submontane forests including secondary forest and those on limestone, occasionally riparian; at elevations up to 2,100 metres[
Trees usually flower when 3 metres or less tall[
We have no specific information for this species, but most members of the genus are dioecious, in which case both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
The bark is reported to be cooked with sago and eaten as a treatment for sores[
The heartwood is pinkish; it is clearly demarcated from the cream-coloured sapwood[
If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.