Terminalia catappoides White & Francis
Terminalia copelandii Elmer
Terminalia crassiramea Merr.
Terminalia procera is an evergreen tree that can grow 30 - 45 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be 70 - 80cm in diameter, often with many buttresses[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of wood.
E. Asia - Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea.
Dense primary forests and swamp forests; at elevations up to 500 metres[
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]. The ovoid to ellipsoid fruit is 35 - 60mm long and 22 - 30mm in diameter[
The wood is said to be similar to that of Terminalia catappa[
]. The description of that wood is as follows:-
The heartwood is brown to reddish, with a lighter coloured sapwood[
]. The wood is fine textured, cross-grained, hard, rather heavy, strong and pliable[
]. It seasons well and works easily. A good quality timber, it is used for the construction of buildings, boats, bridges, floors, boxes, crates, planks, carts, wheelbarrows, barrels and water troughs[
]. The wood is very susceptible to termite damage[
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