Calophyllum inophyllum

  • T. K. Lim


Calophyllum inophyllum is a native of the old world tropics from East Africa, southern coastal India to Malesia, northern Australia and the Pacific islands. The species is widespread along the coasts of eastern Africa (from Kenya to northern Mozambique), Madagascar and other Indian Ocean islands, tropical Asia, northern Australia and the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Although it is considered wild in most of this area, it is often unclear where it is truly wild or a relict of former cultivation. In Réunion and Mauritius it has possibly been introduced. In Africa, it is locally planted outside the natural distribution area, e.g. in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon, where seemingly wild trees and seedlings can be found near beaches. The species is also planted in southern China.


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