Canarium grandifolium (PROSEA)
Canarium grandifolium (Ridley) H.J. Lam
- Protologue: Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 42: 215 (1932).
- Trigonochlamys grandifolia Ridley (1910).
- Malaysia: kedondong (Peninsular).
Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Borneo (Brunei, Sabah).
The wood is used as kedondong.
- A medium-sized to large tree up to 43 m tall, bole up to 70 cm in diameter, with buttresses up to 3.5 m high, bark surface dippled and scaly, grey or grey-white, inner bark laminated, yellow-brown, exuding clear to yellow-white resin.
- Stipules absent; leaves with 5-7 leaflets, rachis swollen and flattened towards the base, pubescent, leaflets rounded at apex with a short acuminate tip, margin recurved, minutely serrate to entire, densely tomentose below and on the midrib above, with 9-14 pairs of secondary veins which are sunken above and prominent below.
- Inflorescence terminal, rarely with additional axillary ones, male one paniculate, female one racemose to spicate.
- Male flowers 13 mm long, female ones 15 mm long, stamens 3; f.
- Fruit ellipsoid, 50 mm × 40 mm, slightly hairy at the apex.
C. grandifolium is not uncommon in primary forest at low altitude.
9, 162, 342, 366, 705.
M.S.M. Sosef (selection of species)