Kalyos-Streblus Asper PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 16 December 2009 15:15

Local Name:

Kalyos, Kalios, Aludig, bogta-e, bogtalay, Sand paper tree

Scientific Name:

Streblus Asper




The Streblus asper is native to the dry regions of Thailand, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines


Division by root suckers, or by seeds.


The Streblus Asper is a rigid, densely branched tree, ranging in height from 4 to 15 meters. The leaves are oblong-ovate to subrhomboid, 4to 10 cm long, rough on both sides, with finely toothed margins, the tip blunt and tapering to a point, the base narrow. The male flowers are short and greenish-yellow. The femal flowers are peduncled, usually in pairs, green and nearly enclosing the fruit.
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