Palaquium formosanum Hayata

Palaquium formosanum Hayata 山欖科 Sapotaceae
Coral Atoll, Littroal Forest


Palaquium formosanum is a large evergreen tree up to 20m high. Leaves cluster at the ends of branches. They are thickly coriaceous, and ovate-oblong, shiny dark green above. Flower corolla is pale yellowish. Fruit is edible. The plant is seen in strand forests in the north and south of Taiwan and on Is. Lanyu.

2020 / 02 / 01 更新