Endospermum chinense is a deciduous tree ranging widely in height from 6 - 35 metres[
]. The straight, cylindrical bole can be up to 100cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its timber.
E. Asia - southern China, eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
Primary and secondary forest, often along streams and on water logged or on dry sandy soil, at elevations from 50 - 500 metres[
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Requires a sunny position[
A fast growing species[
Natural regeneration is usually good under 50 - 60% forest cover[
The yellow-white wood is light in weight and soft[
]. It is used for making matches, packing cases, pencils, tennis rackets, general furniture etc[
]. It has been suggested for pulping to make paper[
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