Trigoniastrum hypoleucum is an evergreen tree with a conical to hemispherical crown, that usually grows up to 30 metres tall with occasional specimens to 40 metres or more[
]. The bole is usually columnar, up to 50cm in diameter, sometimes with buttresses that can be up to 1 - 2 metres high[
The wood is harvested from the wild and used locally. The tree may be suitable for ornamental purposes[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
A tree of the upper canopy, scattered in a wide range of lowland to submontane, evergreen forest types like peat-swamp, freshwater swamp, kerangas, alluvial and mixed dipterocarp forest. It is sometimes encountered in disturbed forest[
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
A plant of the lowland tropics, it is found at elevations up to 1,200 metres[
The plant is often found in the wild in Kerangas forest - a type of moist, heath forest found on acidic, sandy soils that are low in nutrients, especially nitrogen[
]. Found in the wild on poor ultrabasic to sandy soils[
The tree may be suitable for shade purposes[
The wood has been used for furniture[
]. It is used to make poles that are used for punting boats[
Seed - the germination rate is about 85% in 19 - 47 days[
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