Kibatalia villosa is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 36 metres tall. The straight bole can be up to 68cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood, and possibly also as a food.
The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
A mid-canopy tree in undisturbed forests, usually found on hillsides and ridges with sandy loam soils, but also on limestone and in swamps; at elevations up to 1,220 metres[
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We have no specific information for this species, but the flowers of plants in this genus are often cooked and eaten as a vegetable[
The wood is used to make dagger sheaths[
We have no more specific information for this species, but the wood of Kibatalia species is often used for medium-heavy construction under cover, but more often for small objects such as musical instruments, handicrafts and utensils[
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