Occurs on a wide variety of soils and is common in mixed dipterocarp forest on low hills and undulating land, and in freshwater swamp forest up to 200 m altitude. It becomes abundant in secondary forest. Fast-growing and light demanding. Can be propagated by cuttings.
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Tree Benefits and Uses
The stem, latex, and leaves are used to treat gynecological problems and skin sores, the leaves are externally applied to the spleen area to treat remittent fever, and the bark is pounded to make an extract used as an ingredient of fever reducing and antiparasitic drugs.