Taxon: Intsia bijuga (Colebr.) Kuntze

Genus: Intsia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Detarieae
Nomen number: 20110
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 1:192. 1891
Name Verified on: 28-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Res SEAs 5(1):269. 1993; Trop Leg)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide,)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania - Zanzibar
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia; Palau
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Vanuatu

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
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  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
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  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
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  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
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  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • Whitmore, T. C., ed. Tree flora of Malaya. 1972- (Trees Malaya)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)


Check other web resources for Intsia bijuga (Colebr.) Kuntze :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.