Adenocrepis tetrandra Baill.
Baccaurea brevipedicellata Pax & K.Hoffm.
Baccaurea stipulata J.J.Sm.
Baccaurea terminaliifolia Elmer
Baccaurea tetrandra is a shrub or tree with a dense crown growing from 2 - 20 metres tall. The bole can be 3 - 29 cm in diameter, it is unbuttressed but sometimes fluted[
The wood and edible fruits are gathered from the wild for local use.
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.
An understorey tree of primary and secondary rain forests, and swamp forests at elevations from sea level to 1,500 metres[
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Plants grow in the wild on sand, clay and loam soils[
Plants can flower and fruit all year round[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
Fruit - raw[
]. A sweet to sour flavour[
]. The blue flesh surrounding the seeds is eaten[
]. The orange-red, globose fruits are up to 15mm in diameter[
We have no specific information on this species, but the bark of several members of this genus is used to relieve eye inflammation[
In common with other trees that produce their flowers and fruits on the trunk of the tree, members of this genus are generally considered to be good support trees for the climbing rattan palms, which are grown to provide material for basket making, weaving into furniture, making ropes etc[
We have no specific information for this species, but the bark of several members of this genus is used, along with other ingredients, as a dyestuff to colour silk yellow, red or mauve, using the dyeing process known as 'pekan' in Malay[
The wood is locally used for poles used in traditional house construction[
Seed - when sown fresh it usually germinates in a few days[
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