Canarium pseudopatentinervium (PROSEA)
Canarium pseudopatentinervium H.J. Lam
- Protologue: Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 42: 214, t. 13, fig. 104e (1932).
- Indonesia: tetak tunjuk (Sumatra), asam-asam (Bangka), engai (Kalimantan).
Sumatra, Bangka and Borneo.
The wood is reputed to be used as kedondong.
- A medium-sized to fairly large tree up to 38 m tall, bole branchless for up to 16 m, up to 60 cm in diameter, sometimes buttressed, inner bark exuding a little yellowish-white resin.
- Stipules absent; leaves with 3-5(-9) leaflets, leaflets with shortly acuminate apex, margin entire, glabrescent, with 7-14 pairs of secondary veins.
- Inflorescence terminal, female one paniculate, with racemose branches.
- Flowers 7 mm long in bud, petals clawed, stamens 6.
- Fruit ellipsoid, circular to rounded triangular in cross-section, 50-70 mm × 20-30 mm, glabrous.
C. pseudopatentinervium occurs infrequently in primary forest, up to 700 m altitude. The density of the wood is 500-555 kg/m3 at 15% moisture content.
77, 162, 342, 366.
- M.S.M. Sosef (selection of species)