This species is very close to Santiria rubiginosa and sterile specimens are very difficult to tell apart[
Santiria borneensis Engl.
Trigonochlamys griffithii Hook.f.
Santiria griffithii is an upper canopy tree growing up to 41 metres tall with a buttressed bole that can be 126cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood. It is logged commercially for its timber, which is often traded internationally.
The tree is fairly widespread, but is also widely logged. It is currently classified as being of 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests at elevations up to 500 metres[
]. Usually found on hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary forests it is usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree[
|Conservation Status||Least Concern
|Other Uses Rating||
The yellowish-white, scented wood is very hard, medium-grained and durable[
]. It is used for construction purposes[
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