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Vernacular Names

Malaysia Kasai daun kecil, kasai daun besar (Peninsular).
Indonesia Kayu sapi (Java).

Saen ta lom.


Malugai-liitan (Tagalog), tugaui (Bikol, Tagalog).


C[aa]y tr[uw][owf]ng, tr[uw][owf]ng m[aaj]t, s[aa]ng.

Papua New Guinea


Geographical Distributions

Pometia pinnata is from Sri Lanka and the Andaman Islands, throughout Southeast Asia towards Taiwan, Fiji and Samoa.


Pometia pinnata is a medium-sized to fairly large tree that can grow up to 40(-47) m tall, with its bole measuring up to 100(-140) cm in diametre.

The leaves are with 3-13 pairs of leaflets which have dentate margins while the alternate secondary veins end in a tooth.

The inflorescence and sepal are often hairy.

Ecology / Cultivation

Pometia pinnata occurs in primary and secondary forests up to 500(-1700) m altitude.

Line Drawing / Photograph



  1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia No. 5(1): Timber trees: Major commercial timbers.

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