If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.
Useful Tropical Plants

Madhuca cuneata

(Blume) J.F.Macbr.

Sapotaceae

+ Synonyms

Bassia cuneata Blume

Dichopsis cuneata (Blume) Fern.-Vill.

Illipe cuneata (Blume) Engl.

Isonandra cuneata (Blume) Baehni

Kakosmanthus cuneatus (Blume) Pierre ex Dubard

Palaquium cuneatum (Blume) Vidal

Vidoricum cuneatum (Blume) Kuntze

Common Name:

No Image.

General Information

Madhuca cuneata is an evergreen tree. The straight, cylindrical bole can be up to 100cm in diameter[
721
Title
Commercial Woods of the Philippines; Their Preparation and Uses
Publication
Philippines Bureau of Forestry Bulletin No. 14
Author
Schneider E.E.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry; Manilla.
Year
1916
ISBN
 
Description
A series of booklets dealing with various aspects of the Philippine forests. This volume looks at the preparation and uses of the commercial woods of the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally and also traded.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The heartwood is light red to dull reddish brown; it is clearly demarcated from the 2 - 5cm wide band of pale red sapwood. The texture is fine and smooth; the grain straight or slightly crossed, sometimes with a regular wave forming a diagonal ribbon in radial sections. The wood is soft to moderately hard; light to moderately heavy; durability is low, but the wood is seldom attacked by beetles. It seasons very well. The wood is very easy to work; it takes an almost glossy finish under sharp tools. The wood is a favourite for making cheap cigar boxes; also, on account of its cheapness, ease of working and freedom from warping and attacks of beetles, it is a favorite among Filipino and Chinese cabinetworkers for the bottoms and sides of drawers, shelves and backs of sideboards, dressers, wardrobes, etc[
721
Title
Commercial Woods of the Philippines; Their Preparation and Uses
Publication
Philippines Bureau of Forestry Bulletin No. 14
Author
Schneider E.E.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry; Manilla.
Year
1916
ISBN
 
Description
A series of booklets dealing with various aspects of the Philippine forests. This volume looks at the preparation and uses of the commercial woods of the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -

Add a Comment:

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.