Although this species has previously been included in Trichilia P. Browne (as Trichilia connaroides (Wight & Arn.) Bentv.) Trichilia is now considered to be genus of tropical Africa and America[
Heynea affinis A.Juss.
Heynea connaroides (Wight & Arn.) Wight ex Voigt
Heynea pubescens Hook.f.
Heynea quinquejuga Roxb. ex G.Don
Leea laevis B.Heyne ex Wall.
Trichilia connaroides (Wight & Arn.) Bentv.
Trichilia rimosa Blanco
Walsura intermedia Craib
Walsura pallida Craib
Walsura trijuga (Roxb. ex Sims) Kurz
Zanthoxylum connaroides Wight & Arn.
Zygophyllum connaroides Wight & Arn. ex Hiern
Heynea trijuga is a semideciduous tree usually growing from 5 - 10 metres tall[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of wood and oil, and possibly also as a medicine. It is planted as a pioneer species in reforestation projects in Thailand[
E. Asia - southern China, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines.
Forests in hilly regions; at elevations from 200 - 1,300 metres in southern China[
]. Open areas in hill evergreen forest[
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A fast-growing tree[
The bark, leaves and fruit are bitter and have medicinal value[
The tree is planted as a pioneer species in northern Thailand in reforestation projects to restore native woodland - it is planted in degraded woodland and open areas in a mix with various other species that all have the ability to grow fast; produce dense, weed-suppressing crowns; and attract seed-dispersing wildlife, particularly birds and bats[
An oil is obtained from the seed. It is used for illumination[
The wood is rather soft. It can be used for general interior carpentry[
The wood is of low value and mainly used for fuel[
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