Cupania rupestris Cambess.
Harpullia blancoi Fern.-Vill.
Harpullia confusa Blume
Harpullia imbricata Thwaites
Harpullia juglandifolia Blume
Harpullia rupestris Blume
Otonychium imbricatum Blume
Seringia lanceolata Blanco
Tina rupestris Blume
Harpullia cupanioides is a shrub or a tree, usually growing up to 20 metres tall but sometimes reaching 40 metres. The cylindrical bole is sometimes crooked, but can be free of branches for up to 10 metres; it is usually up to 40cm in diameter, occasionally to 100cm with buttresses up to 2 metres high and 2 metres outwards[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally and also sometimes traded[
The bark contains saponins and is used as a fish poison[
E. Asia - southern China, northeast India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia to New Guinea and northeast Australia.
Primary and secondary rain forest, sometimes in light forest, teak forest, tidal forest, scrub, or open places; on slopes and ridges, river banks, ravines, flats and beaches; usually on dry (to swampy) soil; sea level to 1,200 m, occ to 1,800 m[
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The plant grows in the wild on rocky, sand, clay, or loam soils; usually on limestone on fertile volcanic soils[
The wood is used for timber[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
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