Xanthophyllum amoenum is a tree growing up to 35 metres tall. The bole can be 66cm in diameter[
The plant is harvested from the wild as a local source of food, medicines and soap. It is probably cultivated in Borneo[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Primary mixed dipterocarp, coastal, keranga, swamp and sub-montane rain forests up to 1,500 metres. Common on alluvial swampy sites as well as on hillsides and ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant or planted[
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A plant of the moist tropics.
Grows on sandy to clay soils in the wild[
Fruit - raw[
]. A sweet, cream-like pulp[
]. The yellow-orange fruits are about 48mm in diameter, with several seeds in the white pulp[
A paste of the fruit is applied to painful areas on the body to relieve the pain[
The fruit skin is used in soap making[
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