Tree Species (Scientific Name)
Syzygium cerasiforme
Food
Lumber
Medicinal
Product
English Common Name
Common kelat
Indonesian Common Name
Salam, Nagasari, Ki sireum, Gelam (Javanese)
Tree Family
Myrtaceae
Average Leaf Size (cm)
9cm
Length
×
3.5cm
Width
Tree Height
Medium (20–35m)
Elevational Range (m)
0–2000m
0 3000
Distribution
Native
Exotic
Native to Indonesia

Native to

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

Coffee Agroforestry Information

Coffee System
Coffee
Coffee Impact
Unknown
Prevalence
Unknown
Cultivation
Planted
Regeneration
Regenerates Naturally
Tree Management

Propagated by seeds. Best sown as soon as it is ripe. Seeds also dispersed naturally by animals.

Tree Benefits and Uses

Farmer Uses
  • Food
  • Lumber
  • Medicinal
  • Product

The wood is used in construction. The fruit and pulp are eaten and the roots and young shoots are used in local medicine. The bark is a source of tannins.

Farm Services
  • Unknown
Biodiversity Benefits
Unknown