- Anthony Pelchen
- Family Alangiaceae
About 40 species, India to Sulawesi, in Malaya 12 spp. Seeds have
curative properties, especially for leprosy.
Occasional village tree, wild in Selangor, Perak, Pahang. All parts
poisonous, but treated seeds can be eaten and cooking oil extracted.
Large long stalked leaves spirally arranged to avoid over shadowing