Saturday, October 9, 2010
Alstonia angustiloba - Pulai
A fat-growing, medium-seized tree capable to reach up to 45m in height. At full size, develop fluted buttresses. Often split into two or more upright stems. Outer bark brown , rough. White latex in trunk and leaves when cut.
Flower hermaphroditic. Inflorescence terminal, flower white, tubular. Usually 2 umbels above each other.
Fruits long thin follicles, seeds with tufts of hair at both ends, dispersed by wind.