Copaifera palustris

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Copaifera palustris


Tree up to 30(-39) m high and 0.4(-1.8) m in diam. Leaves (2-)4(-6)-foliolate; stipules auriculate to subfalcate, up to 1.5 by 1 cm; petiole and rachis 4.5-12 cm, glabrous. Inflorescences 4-11 cm long; pedicels 3-4 mm. Stamens alternately long and short; filaments 7-10 mm; anthers c. 2 mm long. Ovary 2-3 by 1-1.5 mm, style 4.5-5 mm. Seeds 2.4-2.7 by c. 1.5 cm, glossy brown or black; aril narrowly 2-lobed, enclosing the seed.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo (Brunei present, Kalimantan present, Sabah present, Sarawak present)
Malesia: Borneo (Brunei, Sabah, Sarawak, Kalimantan)


The timber of the present species is similar to that of Sindora species and can be used for the same purposes .


Browne 1955: For. Trees Sarawak and Brunei: 242.
Ding Hou 1994 – In: Blumea: 321.