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Anthocephalus chinensis

AuthorityA. Rich. ex Walp.
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION A medium sized to tall deciduous tree reaching a height of 20-45 m, and a trunk diameter up to 60-160 cm. It has a slightly buttressed trunk and a open crown. USES Timber used for light construction, short fiber pulp, veneer, plywood, carving, and wooden shoes. Mentioned as a possible agroforestry species. GROWING PERIOD Fast-growing perennial. Require 6-8 year for pulp rotation. COMMON NAMES Kadam, Common bur-flower tree, Laran, Nauclea, Cadamba, Roghu, Kadwal, Kadambe, Vellei kadambu, Mau, Bangkal, Kaatoan bangkal, Jabon, Emajang, Kelempayan, Selimpoh, Labula, Kaatoan Bangkal, Mau-lettan-she, Maukadon, Yemau, Thkoow, Koo-somz, Sako, Krathum, Krathum bok, Takoo. FURTHER INF Scientific synonyms: A. indica, A. rich, A. cadamba. Kadam occurs naturally within the latitudinal range of 27°N-9°S. It can be found from Nepal to New Guinea at elevations from sea level to 1300 m. The tree is best adapted to moist and warm conditions and it is often found along rivers, in the transitional zone between swamps and drier areas and on periodically flooded areas. Optimum annual wood production is 10-50 m3/ha.
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SOURCES (A. chinesis (Lamk.) A. Rich. ex Walp.)
Webb D 1984 pp 106 [RAIN, TEMP, TEXT, PH, DRA, LIG, KTMP, USE]
Roecklein J 1987 pp 434 [USE]
Troup R 1921 pp 614
INSPIRE species 23 [RAIN, TEMP, TEXT, PH, DRA, LIG, KTMP, USE]
Hensleigh T 1988 pp 41-44 [DEP, DRA, TEXT, FER, TEMP, KTMP, RAIN, LIG, USE]
Soerianegara I 1993 pp 105 & 107-108 [LIG, TEMP, KTMP, RAIN, TEXT, DRA, FER, USE]
Zabala N 1990 pp 15-17 [TEMP, RAIN, DRA, DEP, USE]