Macaranga chatiniana (Baill.) Müll.Arg.
Macaranga gmelinifolia King ex Hook.f.
Macaranga gummiflua (Miq.) Müll.Arg.
Macaranga henricorum Hemsl.
Macaranga perakensis Hook.f.
Macaranga pustulata King ex Hook.f.
Mappa chatiniana Baill.
Mappa denticulata Blume
Mappa gummiflua Miq.
Mappa truncata Müll.Arg.
Mappa wallichii Müll.Arg.
Rottlera glauca Hassk.
Tanarius chatinianus (Baill.) Kuntze
Tanarius denticulatus (Blume) Kuntze
Tanarius gmelinifolius (King ex Hook.f.) Kuntze
Tanarius paniculatus Kuntze
Tanarius perakensis (Hook.f.) Kuntze
Tanarius pustulatus (King ex Hook.f.) Kuntze
Macaranga denticulata is an evergreen shrub or a tree with an open crown; it can grow from 3 - 18 metres tall. The bole is straight, often tapering[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use. It has potential for use as a pioneer species when restoring native woodland.
Macaranga denticulata has a very wide distribution, large population, is not currently experiencing any major threats and no significant future threats have been identified. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2019)[
E. Asia - southern China, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia.
Gaps in evergreen forests[
]. Low hills, slopes, forests, secondary forests; at elevations from 100 - 1,300 metres[
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A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
A decoction of the leaves has been used to cleanse wounds[
A common pioneer species of moister open areas and natural gaps in evergreen forests[
The tree is planted as a pioneer species in northern Thailand in reforestation projects to restore native woodland - it is planted in degraded woodland and open areas in a mix with various other species that all have the ability to grow fast; produce dense, weed-suppressing crowns; and attract seed-dispersing wildlife, particularly birds and bats[
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