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Useful Tropical Plants

Teijsmanniodendron simplicifolium

Merr.

Lamiaceae

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General Information

Teijsmanniodendron simplicifolium is a tree growing around 5 - 32 metres tall. The bole can be free of branches for around 3 - 14 metres, around 12 - 60cm in diameter, with buttresses up to 200cm high and about 50 cm out[1830.
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of materials.
The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2009)[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra, Kalimantan)

Habitat

Primary and secondary forests on (sandy) clay or yellow sands, sometimes over sandstone, basalt, shale or ultrabasic substrates; at elevations up to 1,200 metres[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height25.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The bark is used for roofing[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

The yellow to brown sapwood is hard and heavy[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
]. The wood is said to be durable against insect attack, and is
used for various purposes including making canoes[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Propagation

Seed -
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