Manilkara hexandra (PROSEA)
Manilkara hexandra (Roxb.) Dubard
- Protologue: Ann. Inst. Bot.-Géol. Colon. Marseille, sér. 3, 3: 9 (1915).
- Manilkara emarginata H.J. Lam (1925).
- Cambodia: kes
- Thailand: ket
- Vietnam: găng néo.
Eastern India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Hainan.
The timber is used for construction and turnery. The fruits are edible.
- A medium-sized tree, up to 20 m tall, but sometimes much larger, with bole up to 50 cm in diameter.
- Leaves more or less clustered at apex of twigs, glabrous.
- Flower buds ovoid, pedicels not incrassate, calyx up to 4.5 mm long, ovary with a shallow, glabrous disk.
- Fruit ovoid to subglobose, up to 1.5 cm long.
M. hexandra occurs in dry, deciduous forest. See also the table on wood properties.
102, 641, 731.
Main genus page
- R.H.M.J. Lemmens (selection of species),