Bassia galactoxyla F.Muell.
Galactoxylon pierrei Baill.
Lucuma galactoxyla (F.Muell.) F.M.Bailey
Palaquium salomonense C.T.White
Sersalisia galactoxylon (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex Benth.
Palaquium galactoxylum is a deciduous tree that can grow 25 - 40 metres or more tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be free of branches for up to two thirds of its height, 30 - 100cm in diameter with buttresses up to 2 metres high[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its good quality wood, which is used locally and also traded.
Palaquium galactoxylum 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)[
Australasia - New Guinea to northern Australia, Bismarck Islands and Solomon Islands.
A canopy tree in well developed lowland rain forest and gallery forest at elevations up to 300 metres in Australia[
|Conservation Status||Least Concern
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Produces a useful and decorative cabinet timber[
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