Canarium lamii is a tree growing up to 42 metres tall. The bole, which sometimes has buttresses and stilt roots, can be 66cm in diameter[
The tree is mainly harvested from the wild for its edible seeds, though it is also sometimes cultivated[
Australasia - New Guinea.
Primary and secondary forests at elevations up to 1,250 metres[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
The wood of most species in the genus Canarium is usually soft to moderately hard and probably not very durable in exposed positions. It is not, therefore of any great commercial value and is only used locally or not at all[
Seed - we have no specific information for this species but seeds of this genus generally have a hard seed coat and germinate erratically. Filing away some of the seed coat to allow moisture to enter more readily, without damaging the seed, will encourage a faster and more even germination[
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