Euonymus javanicus Blume
Bonnet de pretre (France); Kraduuk kai (Thailand); Khao kwang (Thailand); Talangutingon (Philippines); Malasangki (Philippines); Kemuning ayer (Malaysia); Belungkas (Malaysia); Spindle tree; Belimbing hutan (Malaysia); Ki keuyeup (Indonesia); Jerukan (Indonesia); Awa kudang-kudang (Indonesia)
Euonymus sumatranus Miq.; Euonymus micropetalus Ridley; Euonymus coriaceus Ridley
It is an evergreen, small to medium-sized tree up to 25 m tall. The bole is up to 50 cm in diameter, without buttresses.
This species is reported scattered in primary and secondary lowland to montane forests, up to 2,400 m of altitude.
Wood diffuse porous. Tyloses common. Vessels per mm2 less than 6 (rare). Vessel-ray pits reticulate and/or foraminate. Simple perforation plates. Axial parenchyma in marginal or in seemingly marginal bands. Paratracheal axial parenchyma scanty and/or vasicentric. Axial parenchyma aliform. Axial parenchyma confluent. Axial parenchyma bands more than 3 cells wide. 4 to 10 rays per mm (medium). Body ray cells procumbent with over 4 rows of upright and/or square marginal cells (Kribs-I). Fibers very thick walled. Fibers with simple to minutely bordered pits.
The heartwood is white to pale yellowish-brown, not clearly differentiated from the sapwood.
The grain is frequently straight.
Fine texture is reported in this species.
It is fairly strong, but only moderately durable when in contact with the ground. It is reputed to be very resistant to weathering and insects.
Ease of Drying: The wood seasons well. Drying Defects: Little warping and checking are reported.
It can be a substitute for Boxwood (Buxus sp.)
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