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Lophopetalum wightianum Arn.
Large trees up to 60 m tall and 195 cm diameter, sometimes with buttresses. Bark coarsly fissured. The timber is used as perupuk.
Pakistan, India, Indochina and Southeast Asia. Emergent trees in low elevation wet evergreen forests and often found in swamps and along streams, up to 900 m.
(Named after 'R. Wight' [1796-1872], physician in India and superintendant of the botanical garden of Madras) This was under huge canopy trees, it was about 2 cm. in dia. The timber of Lophopetalum ( Celastraceae family) is known under the trademark perupuk.