Taxon: Koompassia excelsa (Becc.) Taub.

 
Genus: Koompassia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Dialioideae
Nomen number: 401718
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3):156. 1891
Name Verified on: 04-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Ency WTimber; Pl Book, comments that "splits too easily to be valuable")

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):19, 274-275.
  • Wit, H. C. D. de 1947. Revision of the genus Koompassia Maingay ex Bentham (Legum.) Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg ser. 3, 17:311-317.

Check other web resources for Koompassia excelsa (Becc.) Taub. :

  • 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.