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Beilschmiedia tonkinensis (Lecomte) Ridley

Beilschmiedia tonkinensis (Lecomte) Ridley





Vernacular Names

Malaysia Perapoh, medang salah (Peninsular).
Vietnam ch[aws]p b[aws]c b[ooj].

Geographical Distributions

Indo-China and Peninsular Malaysia.


Beilschmiedia tonkinensis is a small tree can grow measuring up to 15 m tall while its bole is measures up to 40 cm in diametre.

The leaves are arranged alternate to opposite, elliptical to oblong, measuring 7-18 cm x 3-6 cm, wedge-shaped base, obtuse apex and hairless. The midrib is raised above while the tertiary venation distinct on both sides. The petiole is measuring 1-2.5 cm long.

The flowers are hairy.

The fruit is oblong and it’s measures about 2.5 cm x 1.5 cm.

Ecology / Cultivation

B. tonkinensis is a coastal species occasionally found inland.

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    1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia No. 12 (3): Medicinal and poisonous plants.

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