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Useful Tropical Plants

Palaquium xanthochymum

(de Vriese) Pierre ex Burck

Sapotaceae

+ Synonyms

Croixia xanthochyma (de Vriese) Baehni

Dichopsis rubens C.B.Clarke

Isonandra xanthochyma de Vriese

Palaquium lanceolatum Burck

Palaquium rubens (C.B.Clarke) Engl.

Common Name:

Palaquium xanthochymum
Leaves
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Palaquium xanthochymum Palaquium xanthochymum

General Information

Palaquium xanthochymum is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 40 metres tall. The bole is straight and cylindrical[
899
Title
Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak Vols 1 - 6
Publication
 
Author
Soepadmo E.; Saw L.G.; Chung R.C.K. (Editors)
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur.
Year
2002
ISBN
983-2181-27-5
Description
A flora of the woody plants of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo, often giving details of plant uses.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

899
Title
Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak Vols 1 - 6
Publication
 
Author
Soepadmo E.; Saw L.G.; Chung R.C.K. (Editors)
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur.
Year
2002
ISBN
983-2181-27-5
Description
A flora of the woody plants of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo, often giving details of plant uses.

Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.

Habitat

Mixed swamp and mixed dipterocarp forests; at elevations up to 400 metres[
899
Title
Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak Vols 1 - 6
Publication
 
Author
Soepadmo E.; Saw L.G.; Chung R.C.K. (Editors)
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur.
Year
2002
ISBN
983-2181-27-5
Description
A flora of the woody plants of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo, often giving details of plant uses.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height33.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is moderately heavy, hard, not easily split. It is particularly suitable for making boats[
899
Title
Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak Vols 1 - 6
Publication
 
Author
Soepadmo E.; Saw L.G.; Chung R.C.K. (Editors)
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur.
Year
2002
ISBN
983-2181-27-5
Description
A flora of the woody plants of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo, often giving details of plant uses.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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