Wall. ex Hiern
Walsura villosa is a tree that can grow 6 - 12 metres tall. The bole can be 15 - 25cm in diameter[
- Flore Forestiere Du Globe
- Chnacerel L.
- Gauthier-Villars et Co.; Paris.
- Written in French, a very detailed work on the timbers of the world. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of wood.
E. Asia - China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.
Dry evergreen or deciduous forests to lower montane forests, growing on granite or limestone bedrock, usually near streams; at elevations up to 600 metres, occasionally ascending to 2,500 metres[
- Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) No. 39
- Thawatchai Santisuk (Editor)
- The Forest Herbarium (BKF); Chatuchak, Bangkok.
- A botanical journal, publishing papers on taxonomy (especially vascular plants), nomenclature, phylogeny, systematics, plant geography, and floristics; also morphology, palynology, cytotaxonomy, chemotaxonomy, anatomy and other relevant disciplines.
- Perennial Edible Fruits of the Tropics : an Inventory
- Martin, F. W.; Campbell, C. W.; Rubertbe, R. M.
- U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
- A booklet giving terse details of almost 300 species of edible fruits, plus regional lists of Botanical and Common names for over 2,500 less well-known edible fruits of the tropics.
The white wood is used for making packing cases[
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