Elaeocarpus castaneus Merr.
Elaeocarpus fissistipulus Miq.
Elaeocarpus gambir Becc.
Elaeocarpus helferi Kurz ex Mast.
Elaeocarpus longifolius Wall. ex Mast.
Elaeocarpus longipetiolatus Merr.
Elaeocarpus nutans Knuth
Elaeocarpus rejangensis Knuth
Elaeocarpus scortechinii King
Elaeocarpus siamensis Craib
Elaeocarpus tomentosus Blume
Elaeocarpus wallichii Kurz
Elaeocarpus stipularis is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 38 metres tall. The bole can be up to 55cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is traded. This species is one of the main sources of 'sengkurat' timber in Malaysia[
E. Asia - India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.
A mid-canopy tree in primary and secondary mixed dipterocarp, sub-montane, and swamp forests; at elevations up to 1,200 metres[
]. Scattered in evergreen forests[
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The plant is usually found in the wild on alluvial sites with ultrabasic or poor sandy to clay soils[
]. We have no more specific information for this species, but members of this genus generally grow well in full sun to moderate shade, requiring a fertile, moist but well-drained soil[
The heartwood is light-yellowish white to pink-brown, it is not distinctly demarcated from the sapwood. The texture is moderately fine and even, with straight to shallowly interlocked grain. The wood is soft to moderately hard; light in weight to moderately heavy; weak; not very durable. It seasons fairly slowly with slight end and surface checking; shrinkage is fairly low. It is easy to resaw and cross-cut; planing is easy and leaves a moderately smooth finish; nailing properties are good. A general purpose wood, it is suitable for purposes such as general planking, shuttering, boxes, crates, wooden pallets, match splints, veneer and plywood[
The seed of most species in this genus is covered by a hard, woody shell and can be very slow and erratic to germinate, sometimes taking 2 years or more. Filing down the shell, or cracking it (being very careful not to damage the seed) in order to allow the ingress of moisture can help to greatly speed up germination. Sow the seed in containers in light shade. When the seedlings are large enough to handle, prick them out into individual pots and grow them on until large enough to plant out,
Cuttings of almost ripe shoots, in a sandy soil in a frame. The leaves should be left on the stem.[
]. Many species strike readily from cuttings.
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