Tree Species (Scientific Name)
Archidendron microcarpum
Food
Lumber
Indonesian Common Name
Kabau, Balinag, Girik, Jaring burung, Jaring hutan, Jering, Langir Hantu, Piling, Tionggong (Borneo)
Tree Family
Fabaceae
Average Leaf Size (cm)
8.75cm
Length
×
4cm
Width
Tree Height
Medium (20–35m)
Elevational Range (m)
0–1200m
0 3000
Distribution
Native
Exotic
Native to Indonesia

Native to

Region
Asia
SE Asia
Malaysia, Singapore
Indonesia
Borneo, Sulawesi, Sumatra

Coffee Agroforestry Information

Coffee System
Robusta
Arabica
Coffee Impact
Beneficial to coffee
Prevalence
Unknown
Cultivation
Naturally Occurring Tree
Regeneration
Regenerates Naturally
Tree Management

Seeds dispersed by animals. Tree of primary or mature secondary forest.

Tree Benefits and Uses

Farmer Uses
  • Food
  • Lumber

Its wood is soft, white, and only used locally for building purposes. The strong-smelling pods are used for seasoning food. The shoots and roots are prescribed against itch and the pounded leaves are used for rubbing the skin of patients suffering from smallpox.

Farm Services
  • Coffee Shade
  • Nitrogen Fixation
Biodiversity Benefits
Unknown