Sindora coriacea (Baker) Prain,
J. As. Soc. Beng. 66, 2 (1897)
Latin for 'leathery'.
Afzelia coriacea Baker
Galedupa coriacea Prain apud King
Intsia coriacea "Maingay, msc. fide Kuntze"
Emergent tree up to 60 m tall and 94 cm dbh. Stipules dropped early. Leaves
alternate, compound, leaflets opposite, penni-veined, tertiary venation forming
conspicuous reticulate network, glabrous. Flowers ca. 10 mm diameter, yellowish,
placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 63 mm long, green, flattened, smooth (to spiny)
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and coastal (mangrove) forests up to 600 m
altitude. On poor sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a
pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The wood is used.
Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sabah, West- and