Taxon

Calophyllum inophyllum

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Common name: Alexandrian Laurel, Kamani
Family: Calophyllaceae
Distribution: Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands, Australia
Habitat: coastal regions, as well as nearby lowland forests. However, it has also been cultivated successfully in inland areas at moderate altitudes. It tolerates varied kinds of soil, coastal sand, clay, or even degraded soil
Life form: Tree
Usage: A lamp oil for light was produced from the kernel and was used at times instead of kukui nut oil. The kernel is called a "punnai nut" in some areas of the Pacific, and the oil is dark, green, thick and called "dilo oil." Sometimes this oil is useful for l
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