Tree Species (Scientific Name)
Flemingia macrophylla
Food
Medicinal
English Common Name
Large leaf flemingia
Indonesian Common Name
Hahapaan , Pok kepokan
Tree Family
Fabaceae
Average Leaf Size (cm)
7-11cm
Length
×
3-6cm
Width
Tree Height
Shrub (1–10m)
Elevational Range (m)
0–2000m
0 3000
Distribution
Native
Exotic
Native to Indonesia

Native to

Region
Asia
SE Asia
Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Indonesia
Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, New Guinea, Sulawesi, Sumatra

Coffee Agroforestry Information

Coffee System
Coffee
Coffee Impact
Beneficial to coffee
Prevalence
Unknown
Cultivation
Planted
Regeneration
Unknown
Tree Management

Propagated by seed. Scarification recommended before sowing to speed up and improve germination Pour a small amount of warm water (not boiling) on seeds and then soak them for 12 - 24 hours. Weed control required first 6 months. Mulching (at a rate of 3 t/ha) can effectively control weeds for ~3 months. Plants should not be cut at intervals less than 40 days but can be cut more frequently than every 3 months

Tree Benefits and Uses

Farmer Uses
  • Food
  • Medicinal

Leaves are sometimes eaten. The leaves reduce fever and are used for treating postpartum fever as well as paralysis and pain in the joints. A decoction of the leaves is used to bathe sores and swellings and the entire plant is given to relieve stomachache

Farm Services
  • Coffee Shade
  • Windbreak
  • Soil Improvement
  • Erosion Control
  • Nitrogen Fixation
  • Weed Control

Soil improvement: provides mulch, moisture conservation, reduces soil temperature

Biodiversity Benefits
Unknown