Record Detail

Catalogue Number DBN 421
Artefact DescriptionFruit of Toona ciliata. The toon tree has many uses: the leaves are used as animal fodder and human food, the bark is used medicinally and to produce tannin, the flowers are used to produce dye and an essential oil is extracted from the fruit. It is also an important bee plant and source of timber.
Taxon MELIACEAE Toona ciliata
TDWG ContinentAsia-Tropical
TDWG RegionMalesia
TDWG Botanical CountryJawa
TDWG UseAnimal Food - Fodder
SourceThe Botanic Gardens, Java