Leea horrida Teijsm. & Binn.
Leea sambucina intermedia Ridl.
A cultivated shrubby tree showing the multiple stems
Photograph by: Cerlin Ng
Leea angulata is a spiny plant that grows as a weakly straggling shrub, a bushy shrub or as a tree that it frequently multi-stemmed. It can reach a height of 15 metres, though is usually smaller, and often produces several suckers[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
E. Asia - Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.
Secondary vegetation, particularly on sandy heaths and in riverine forest; at elevations up to 1,500 metres[
Species in this genus generally succeed in full or partial sun, preferring a moist, fertile, well-drained soil[
The leaves and twigs have antiseptic properties and are used for poulticing wounds[
The sap is used medicinally[
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