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Streblus elongatus, Tempinis

Streblus elongatus

Tempinis
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate water

Bushy evergreen tree to 15m, high rounded crown. Young leaves pinkish brown, flowers in hanging green spikes or catkins 3-8" long, singly or 2-4 together in leaf axils. The wood of Streblus elongatus is very hard and tough, thus they are used to make tool handles.



Streblus elongatus, Tempinis
Streblus elongatus, Tempinis
Streblus elongatus, Tempinis


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