Tree of primary lowland forest
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Tree Benefits and Uses
Fruits are consumed fresh, cooked in syrup, or made into a compote. Young fruits are used as an ingredient in a special kind of 'sambal', the chili-based condiment, and in pickles ('asinan'). Occasionally the young deep violet or sometimes strikingly white leaves are consumed fresh with the gandaria-flavored 'sambal' when they emerge.
- Coffee Shade
Seeds dispersed by and are a food source of Gibbon (Hylobates syndactylus).