- Family Lamiaceae
- Family Lecythidaceae
Malayan lowland to mountain forests; very common at Frasers Hill.
Java. Twigs reddish brown hairs, leaves in whorls of 6-12, reddish
brown hairy below.
kayu manis, cinnamon
India. Cooking spice. Roots treat rheumatism and fever. Tree bark
used in many medicinal powders and tinctures, tonics for diarrhea
About 400spp., thru tropics, except Africa. In Malaya, 54 spp. Sumatra,
Borneo, Java. Common in Kota Baru and widely distributed. Tall tree,
to 33m, bole with spreading thin buttresses to 1m ht. frequently coppiced
for for construction material. Bark reddish, smooth with horizontal
rings. Large leaves, completely deciduous in the north.
About 400spp., thru the tropics except Africa. In Malaya, 54 spp.
Burma, Java. Tall, to 36m, bark fawn smooth w/many corky lenticels.
Leaves spirally arranged, uncommon, on low hills by streams. Acorn
hemisphere, green ripening blue.