Canarium rigidum (PROSEA)
From PlantUse English
Canarium rigidum (Blume) Zipp. ex Miq.
- Protologue: Fl. Ind. Bat. 1(2): 648 (1859).
- Canarium polyphyllum K. Schumann (1889),
- Canarium ledermannii Lauterb. (1920).
- Indonesia: hoddjai (Irian Jaya, Manokwari).
Northern and north-western New Guinea.
The wood is used as kedondong, also for building prahus.
- A medium-sized tree up to 30 m tall, bole up to 45 cm in diameter, buttressed, bark surface grey.
- Stipules absent; leaves with 7-25 leaflets, leaflets shortly acuminate to gradually long-acuminate at apex, margin entire, glabrous or minutely pubescent on the midrib above and main veins below, with 11-24 pairs of secondary veins which are prominent below.
- Inflorescence axillary, laxly paniculate.
- Male flowers 6 mm long, female ones 7.5 mm long, stamens 6.
- Fruit ellipsoid, acute, circular to rounded triangular in cross-section, 40-50 mm × 20-25 mm, glabrous.
C. rigidum occurs in primary and secondary forest, up to 1200 m altitude.
162, 342, 366.
- M.S.M. Sosef (selection of species)