Xanthophyllum sarawakense Chodat
Xanthophyllum affine is occasionally shrub-like, but more commonly grows into a tree up to 15 metres tall with exceptional specimens to 30 metres. The bole is usually up to 45cm in diameter, exceptionally to 95cm[
The tree is sometimes utilized locally for food and as a source of timber.
Southeast Asia - Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.
Undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1,600 metres. On alluvial sites near rivers and streams and hillsides, sometimes on ridges as well. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant[
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A plant of the warm, moist tropics.
Usually found on sandy soils in the wild, but also grows on clay and limestone[
]. The greenish-yellow fruits are around 12mm long[
Leaves - cooked as a vegetable[
The wood is used locally[
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