The authorship of this name is sometimes given as Sloanea javanica (Miq.) Szyl. ex K.Schum.[
Sloanea javanica is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 46 metres tall. The bole can be 92cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of wood.
E. Asia - Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.
An upper canopy tree in undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests at elevations up to 800 metres[
]. On alluvial and dry sites (ridges) with rocky, sandy to clay soils, also on limestone[
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A latex obtained from the plant is used as a treatment against coughing and tuberculosis[
The timber is used[
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