Sandoricum vidalii (PROSEA)
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Sandoricum vidalii Merr.
- Family: Meliaceae
- Philippines: malasantol, malarambo (Tagalog), biot (Gaddang).
Endemic in the Philippines.
The fruits are eaten raw; they are also used to flavour vegetables and fish.
- Small tree with alternate, trifoliolate leaves; leaflets elliptical.
- Flowers yellow-white.
- Fruit a globose berry, yellow, skin very thick; flesh pale, adhering to the seeds.
In primary forests at low and medium altitudes.
- Merrill, E.D., 1923-1925. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 4 Volumes. Government of the Philippine Islands, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bureau of Printing, Manila.
- Monsalud, M.R., Tongacan, A.L., Lopez, F.R. & Lagrimas, M.Q., 1966. Edible wild plants in Philippine forests. The Philippine Journal of Science 95: 431 561.
P.C.M. Jansen, J. Jukema, L.P.A. Oyen, T.G. van Lingen