Clompanus linearicarpa (Mast.) Kuntze
Firmiana linearicarpa (Mast.) A.Terracc.
Sterculia linearicarpa Mast.
Scaphium linearicarpum is an evergreen tree that can grow 18 - 36 metres tall. The bole has thick buttresses[
The wood is a source of 'kembang semangkok' timber and is harvested from the wild for local use and for trade.
Southeast Asia - Thailand, Malaysia.
Lowland forests at elevations up to 720 metres[
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The wood is a source of 'kembang semangkok' timber. We have no specific information on the wood of this species, but the following is a general description of kembang semangkok wood:-
The heartwood is light yellow to light brown, with a large silver figure; it is not demarcated from the sapwood. The texture is medium; the grain straight or shallowly interlocked. The wood is moderately heavy; moderately hard; somewhat resistant to fungi but susceptible to dry wood borers. It seasons fairly rapidly, with very little risk of checking and distortion; once dry it is moderately stable to stable in service. It has a high blunting effect, so stellite-tipped and tungsten carbide tools are recommended; nailing and screwing are good; gluing is correct. The wood is used in construction, for joinery and panelling, furniture components, boxes and crates, flooring, matches, plywood, veneer etc[
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