Dimocarpus longan subsp. malesianus var. malesianus

  • T. K. Lim

Scientific Name

Dimocarpus longanLour.subsp.malesianusLeenh.var.malesianusLeenh.


Euphoria cambodiana Lecomte, Euphoria fragifera Gagnep, Euphoria didyma Auct. non Balnco, Euphoria elongata Radlk., Euphoria gracilis Radlk., Euphoria malaiensis f. declavata Radlk., Euphoria microcarpa Radlk., Euphoria pallens, Euphoria sclerocarpa Radlk., Euphoria setosa Radlk., Euphoria sp. Ceron, Euphoria succulenta Radlk., Dimocarpus litchi Lour., Nephelium longana Auct. non Cambess., Nephelium malaiense Griff., Pometia curtisii King, Sapindus cinereus Turcz. var. malesianus (basionym), Xerospermum ferrugineum C.E.C. Fischer.



Common/English Names

Cat’s Eye, Guring, Isau, Kakus, Mata Kucing, Sau.

Vernacular Names

  • East Malaysia: Sau, Isau, Kakus, Guring (Iban, Sarawak), Bauh Arut, Buah Binkoi (Murut, Sabah);

  • Peninsular Malaysia: Mata Kucing (Malay);

  • Indonesia: Buku, Ihau (Kalimantan), Isau Bala, Isau Beleng (Kenyah Badeng, Kalimantan Timor), Jilen, Sau (Penan Benalui,...


Xanthine Oxidase Epicormic Shoot Mixed Dipterocarp Forest Round Seed Edible Plant Part 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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