Family Styracaceae

Styrax benzoinkemenyan, kemian

Sumatra, Java, Malaya; all states except north.
Tree to 30m, leaves glaucous under because of
microscopic hairs; inflorescence raceme/panicle,
fruit matures as depressed globose 2-4cm. Resin
yields benzoin or Gum Benjamin, used medically & for incense. 1 from TH 11/09.

 Styrax-benzoin