bangkaluang; dalinsi; magtalisay
Found in secondary forests; usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree in mixed dipterocarp forests of up to 200 masl; also found in alluvial and dry sites (hillsides and ridges) on clayey to sandy soils.
Habit: Large tree growing up to 30 m high and about 80 cm dbh.
Obovate, terminally crowded; 10-15 cm long; base cuneate, apex broadly rounded or sub-cordate.
Hard, ellipsoid, up to 5 cm long.
Used for house construction, cabinet works and making bancas.
Yields yellow dye.