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5(3): Timber trees; Lesser-known timbers


Acmena acuminatissima (Blume) Merr. & L.M. Perry

This article should be read together with the article on the genus: Acmena in the Handbook volume indicated above in this database.


Acmena polyantha (Lauterb. & K. Schumann) Merr. & L.M. Perry, Eugenia acuminatissima (Blume) Kurz, Eugenia saligna (Miq.) C.B. Rob., Syzygium cumingianum (S. Vidal) L.S. Gibbs.

Vernacular Names

Malaysia: kelat asam (Peninsular). Philippines: binoloan (Samar-Leyte Bisaya). Thailand: daeng kluai (central), wa thung, dok maeo (peninsular).


From southern Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and southern China, to the entire Malesian region and the Solomon Islands.


R.H.M.J. Lemmens

Correct Citation of this Article

Lemmens, R.H.M.J., 1998. Acmena acuminatissima (Blume) Merr. & L.M. Perry. In: Sosef, M.S.M., Hong, L.T. and Prawirohatmodjo, S. (Editors): Plant Resources of South-East Asia No 5(3): Timber trees; Lesser-known timbers. PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia. Database record:

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