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Canarium littorale
kedondong bulan
Sumatra, Indo-China, Borneo, Java. Commonest Canarium from all states. Up to 40m and 2m girth. Bark grey green to yellowish brown, dippled and scaly, many small lenticles.

Dacryodes kingii
Throughout Malaya, common, endemic. Small tree or large shrub in lowland and hill Dipterocarp forest. Name from Greek, dakruon, a tear, referring to resin droplets on bark surface.
Dacryodes kingii.
Dacryodes rostrata
kedondong kerut
Indo-china, Indonesia. All states exc. Kelantan. 12 spp. in Malaya, in lowland and hill Dipterocarp forests, & swamp. Large tree w/small buttresses. Leaf rachis strongly swollen at junction with leaf stalk; flowers Mar-Oct, fruits Sep-Mar. Leaflets rigidly papery.

Last updated 4 Feb 2008.


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