Ganophyllum falcatum is an emergent or large canopy tree that can grow up to 40 metres tall, with occasional specimens to 50 metres[
]. The cylindrical bole can be straight for 20 - 45 metres and is 80 - 95 cm in diameter[
The seeds are harvested from the wild for local use as an oil source, whilst the timber is harvested commercially.
Southeast Asia - Malaysia to Papua New Guinea.
A canopy tree in rain forests.
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The seeds are the source of an oil called 'Arangan oil'[
]. A solid fat at room temperature, it is used for illumination[
The wood is very strong and durable[
]. It is used for bridges, house construction etc[
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