Strombosia javanica

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Strombosia javanica

Description

Tree 10-25 (-40) m; Petals ovate-lanceolate, papillose-ciliolate, glabrous outside, densely hairy inside, greenish white, reflexed at apex, (6-) 8-10 by 2-3 mm. Ovary deeply 5-furrowed lengthwise;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Natuna Is present, Nias I present, S. Thailand present, Tenasserim present, W. Java present
Tenasserim to S. Thailand, in Malesia: Sumatra (incl. Nias I.), Malay Peninsula, W. Java, Borneo (incl. Natuna Is.). .

Uses

Young leaves are edible and have the taste of katjang, i.e. various Leguminosae. Wood moderately durable, hard and heavy, light yellowish brown, locally used for house constructions and cabinet work.

Citation

HEYNE 1927: Nutt. Pl. p 594
MAST. 1875 – In: Fl. Br. India. p 579
WYATT-SMITH & KOCHUM. 1965 – In: Mal. For. Rec. p 353
BURK.& HENDERS. 1925 – In: Gard. Bull. S. S. p 358
VALET. 1886: Crit. Overz. Olacin: 86. pl. 1, 16 a-n
DESCH 1954: p. 422. – In: Mal. For. Rec. t. 87, f. 1
BACK. & BAKH. f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java. p 65
Merr. 1921: En. Born. p 242
BROWNE 1955: For. Trees Sarawak & Brunei. p 282
HOCHR. 1905 – In: Bull. Inst. Bot. Btzg. p 43
K. & V. 1900 – In: Bijdr. Booms. Java. p 282
DE VOGEL 1980: Seed Dicot: 378. f. 141
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 787
WHITMORE 1973: p. 306. – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. f. 4
HASSK. 1844: Cat. Hort. Bog. p 232
K. & V. 1913 – In: Atlas Booms. Java. t. 124
SLEUM. 1980 – In: Blumea. p 164
FOXW. 1927: p. 125. – In: Mal. For. Rec. 2 pl.
Bl. 1848: Pl. Jav. Rar. p 238
HENDERS. 1928 – In: Gard. Bull. S. S. p 238
Ridl. 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen. p 425
Bl. 1850: p. 251. – In: Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. f. 47
King 1895 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng. p 590