Tree Species (Scientific Name)
Cinnamomum parthenoxylon
Food
Fuelwood
Lumber
Medicinal
Product
Indonesian Common Name
Kayu lada, Ki sereh (Sundanese), Selasihan (Javanese), Rawali (Borneo)
Tree Family
Lauraceae
Average Leaf Size (cm)
10cm
Length
×
5cm
Width
Tree Height
Unknown
Elevational Range (m)
0–2000m
0 3000
Distribution
Native
Exotic
Native to Indonesia

Native to

Region
Asia
SE Asia
Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Indonesia
Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra

Coffee Agroforestry Information

Coffee System
Robusta
Arabica
Coffee Impact
Unknown
Prevalence
Common in Coffee Agroforestry
Cultivation
Naturally Occurring Tree
Regeneration
Regenerates Naturally
Tree Management

Seeds dispersed by animals. Long lived tree of primary and secondary forest

Tree Benefits and Uses

Farmer Uses
  • Food
  • Fuelwood
  • Lumber
  • Medicinal
  • Product

The wood is used for construction and cabinet work and the wood oil contains safrole which can be used in soaps and in local medicine. The aromatic bark is used as a spice for flavoring food and is considered an excellent tonic. The roots help fight fever and are applied after childbirth.

Farm Services
  • Unknown
Biodiversity Benefits
Unknown