They have thin pink or red skinned and fleshy body. This plant is usually cultivated for its edible fruit which has a similar flavor of avocado. The tree grows up to m high with trunk diameter cm. The leaves are arranged alternately, simple, ovate- lanceolate or obovate- lanceolate, glabrous and cm by cm. The flowers are small, yellowish to white having diameter as 15 mm.
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Litsea garciae S. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Home Search Contact. Litsea kawakamii Hayata Tetradenia kawakamii Hayata Nemoto.
Young, cultivated plant Photograph by: David Stang. Close-up of a leaf Photograph by: David Stang. Close-up of flowers growing out of the stem Photograph by: LiChieh Pan. This volume looks at the preparation and uses of the commercial woods of the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses.
An on-line version is also available. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. It is available as a PDF document to download from the internet. Publisher Forest Research Institute; Malaysia Year ISBN Description Part of an excellent series of publications, this one giving a brief guide to five lesser known groups of light hardwoods from southeast Asia.
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The species is native to the Sarawak and south-west Sabah regions in Malaysia, Kalimantan in Indonesia and the Philippines. In Borneo, it is found throughout the island. It has also been described from Taiwan. It is cultivated in Indonesia Java and Bangka.
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