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Scorodocarpus Borneensis Descriptive Essay

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Scorodocarpusborneensis

Description

A large tree, 10-40 (rarely -60) m, 20-60 (-80, or more) cm ø, all parts reeking of garlic or onion especially after rain and from cut or bruised parts;Branchlets smooth and glabrous at tips, older parts dark coloured with elongate lenticels.Leaves generally elliptic-, rarely lanceolate-oblong, apex rather abruptly acuminate for 1-2 cm, base cuneate to rounded, entire, subcoriaceous to coriaceous, shining green above, paler beneath when fresh, dull olive-green when dry, glabrous, often densely minutely tubercled mainly on upper surface by spicular cells or sclereids which show remarkably in dry leaves, 7-15 (-22, -32) by 3-5 (-7, -12) cm;Petals narrow-oblong, yellowish, pink or usually creamy white, 8-10 (-15) by 2 mm, brushed-woolly inside, finally reflexed.Ovary yellowish green, tapering to the thickish white style.Seed 1, subglobular.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneo ‒ present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia ‒ present); Sumatera (Sumatera ‒ present)Lingga Is:presentPeninsular Thailand:present
Peninsular Thailand and Malesia: Sumatra, Lingga Is., Malay Peninsula, and Borneo. .

Uses

A medium hardwood timber; wood of rather fine texture and fairly durable, purple-brown, used for constructions. The seeds are reported to be edible; they have a taste of onion.

Citation

RAO - in Mal. For. 1975: f. 1-5
HOCHR. - in Bull. Inst. Bot. Btzg. 1905: 42
WHITMORE - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1973: f. 3
SMYTHIES, Common Sarawak Trees. 1965: 113
FOXW. - in Philip. J. Sc. 1909: pl. 22, f. 11
DESCH - in Mal. For. Rec. 1954: f. 2
FOXW. - in Mal. For. Rec. 1927: & plates
MEIJER, Field Guide Trees W. Males. 1974: f. 58
BURGESS - in Sabah For. Rec. 1966: 422
MERR., En. Born. 1921: 242
VALET., Crit. Overz. Olacin. 1886: 89
BOERL. - in Handl. 1890: 205
WYATT-SMITH & KOCHUM. - in Mal. For. Rec. 1965: 347
KING - in J. As. Soc. Beng. 1895: 108
SLEUM. - in Blumea. 1980: 160
BROWNE, For. Trees Sarawak & Brunei. 1955: 280
RIDL. - in J. Str. Br. R. As. Soc. 1900: 60
RIDL. - in Fl. Mal. Pen. 1922: 424
BURK. & HENDERS. - in Gard. Bull. S. S. 1925: 358
HEYNE, Nutt. Pl. 1927: 593

Synonymy

Scorodocarpusborneensis(BAILL.) BECC.in Giorn. Bot. Ital. 9: t. 11, f. 12-17. 1877
  • ≡XimeniaborneensisBAILL.in Adansonia 11: 271. 1874

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