Seeds can be planted or naturally dispersed by animals. Long lived tree. Occurs mainly in primary lowland forest in the wet tropics. Adapted to areas with abundant rainfall, evenly distributed over the year.
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Tree Benefits and Uses
Young leaves are consumed either raw or boiled and the fruit is also consumed and is highly marketable. The leaves are antipyretic and the seeds are used against trichophytosis, scabies, and eczema. The tree produces latex and while its wood is not durable, it is suitable for light indoor construction.
Macaques eat fruit